Courage: Speak Up, Speak Out
Courage is love as action—love on her silver steed, forcing change in the world, confronting others with care and wisdom. Courage draws on hardiness, resilience, and the ability to commit to a cause—all qualities associated with mental health. To love anyone at all is a risk that requires courage. Whether you want to change the world or just speak out in your own relationships about what you need, courage can enliven your life. Answer these twenty questions to find out about your own capacity for courage.
A Bit About This Quiz
The quiz you are about to take is adapted from The Love and Longevity scale, which was created and tested by Dr. Stephen Post and colleagues of his at the University of Miami. It allows you to self-rate ten different giving behaviors. Score yourself now, and then again as you change and grow in your ways of giving. Please try to click the one option that best reflects your opinion about whether or not each statement below describes you or experiences that you have had. There are no correct answers, so please respond as honestly as possible to each one. To learn more about weaving generous behavior into your own life and becoming a happier, healthier person, buy the book HERE.