To focus their thoughts, SEALs are trained to ask themselves: “Am I feeding the Fear Dog…. Or the Courage Dog?”
The question is an effective way to eliminate a negative mindset and replace it with a goal-oriented, positive, can-do attitude. In a very literal sense, it can be a life or death issue for a SEAL. And yet it is also very much a “Full Life” or “Living Half Alive/Half Asleep” issue for most folks in our everyday lives.
So many of us live our lives playing it safe, staying dead center in our comfort zone, never knowing our true potential?
And yet, how do you know how far you can go till you go too far?
So STOP feeding your Fear Dog and ask yourself every morning:
“What can I do TODAY to feed my Courage Dog?”
“Our doubts are traitors
And make us lose the good we oft might win.
By fearing to attempt.”
– William Shakespeare, “Measure for Measure”, Act 1 scene 4