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Confidence in the Daily Battle with Depression | Elli Johnson

#MyBrave2017 is a series of guest posts from women who are determined to live bravely in the little things and the big things. Join my email list so you can read them all. 29th December 2009. The day I was brave enough to tell my friend I had been diagnosed with depression. The diagnosis had come a…

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What Kind of Brave Are You?

Photo via Visualhunt I’ve really been enjoying my Tuesday and Friday night Facebook Live chats. We’ve been discussing what it means to be brave and practical tips for choosing courage. I love how people interact in the comments and share their thoughts on choosing brave. Join us @BeckyLMcCoy on Facebook. While it can be overwhelming for…

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Broken People are Brave People

This post was originally published in January 2014, but when I read it I knew I had to share it again.    Last week, Caleb and I were in the kitchen when I had to leave the room for a quick moment. I heard a loud bang and then silence: the absolute worst combination in…

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31 Days of Celebrating Real Life [10/23/15]

Today has been an awesome day. I had the honor of speaking to the student body at ISAAC this morning about courage. I was in the first graduating class of this special school, so it is exciting to be reconnecting with it after all these years. It was an incredible experience to be

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Make New Friends

I did not have the greatest experience as a girl scout. My troop wasn’t super exciting. Basically, all we did were crafts and went to a Jamboree once. The only thing I remember vividly is the little song we sang: “Make new friends, but keep the old; one is silver and the other gold.” Now…

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