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Enhance Your Personal And Professional Growth By Strengthening Your Relationships With Four Courageous Actions

Written by: Maria Rosa De Zilva, Executive Contributor

Executive Contributors at Brainz Magazine are handpicked and invited to contribute because of their knowledge and valuable insight within their area of expertise.

Executive Contributor Maria Rosa De Zilva

Are you aware that courage can improve your well-being and relationships? Having courage is a healthy state of mind that enables individuals to break free from a negative self-image and unlock their full potential. By prioritizing what is important to you, silencing the noise of self-doubt, and taking the next step forward, you can embark on a personal and professional growth journey with excitement and faith. 

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If you want to improve your personal and professional growth, one of the best ways to do so is by becoming courageous and enhancing your relationships. Here are four actionable steps you can take to achieve this goal: 


Are you ready to embark on this journey?

Build trust in yourself


Becoming braver requires challenging your beliefs about perfection in a specific situation, such as public speaking, presenting, or starting a new business. It's important to ask yourself whether it's better to remain in a state of inaction and believe that you can't do it or take action and achieve your goal. When you identify your priorities in life and the positive emotions you experience, you will connect with people and know your value even more. By doing so, you will develop a greater sense of self-assurance and face challenges. 

Please implement these powerful affirmations. 


  • I am worthy and believe in myself. 

  • I have faith that I can achieve my goals.

  • I have what it takes to succeed.

Focus on what matters


Having courage and staying focused on the present in your life is crucial. It involves mastering the art of managing distractions that could otherwise derail your attention from your goals. By being mindful of your attention and steering it towards your tasks, you can supercharge your productivity and achieve your goal.

Take small steps


Taking small steps can be effective when trying to achieve your goals. By breaking down your tasks into manageable pieces, you can avoid feeling overwhelmed and make progress towards your objectives. So, if you are unsure where to start, consider taking small steps to move forward. Overcoming your fears can be daunting, but taking small steps can help. For example, if you're of public speaking, start by speaking in front of a small group and work your way up to larger audiences. 


Surprise yourself every day with your courage. – Denholm Elliot 

Let others see your true self


Sharing our true selves is essential for embracing empathy and understanding with others, leading to deeper connections. It is crucial for lasting relationships that bring joy and well-being. Don't let fear hold you back from experiencing the fullness of life that comes with deep and fulfilling relationships. Embrace your uniqueness and see the difference it can make in your life.


You can unlock your courage, overcome self-doubt, strengthen relationships, promote well-being, and achieve personal and professional growth.

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Maria Rosa De Zilva Brainz Magazine

Maria Rosa De Zilva, Executive Contributor Brainz Magazine

Maria is an internationally accredited Mindset Coach, NLP Practitioner, trainer, and Motivational Speaker. Who guides and empowers women to reclaim their self-worth, conquer their limiting beliefs, and embrace authenticity, self-confidence, and full potential.

Maria struggles with introversion and dyslexia. Still, her unwavering self-confidence helped her to overcome their limiting beliefs, become the best version of herself, embrace a great vision, and change people's lives.

Her philosophy is reflected in this Chinese adage which emphasizes action and self-confidence for success: “Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only standing still.”



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