Faith: Is it the Secret Sauce of Life?

"Faith is the ‘eternal elixir’ which gives life, power, and action to the impulse of thought!" -Napoleon Hill I came across this quote this morning, and couldn’t help but stop and ponder it for a while. An elixir is some kind of magical or medicinal potion. In the case of the hypothetical ‘elixir of life,’ alchemists … Continue reading Faith: Is it the Secret Sauce of Life?

Don’t Hesitate – 5 Reasons to Initiate Recovery Today

My name is Talasi Guerra, and I am a fearaholic. For those of you who know me, or have been following my blog, you know that Braver Than Before is the outlet through which I am processing the ups and downs of life on my journey to fully recover from anxiety and fear. Fear has … Continue reading Don’t Hesitate – 5 Reasons to Initiate Recovery Today

Ancient Anxiety: A Perspective from the Past

This morning I came across a quote in the Bible that really struck me. It is found in Psalm 94:19 and it says, “When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought me joy.” It was already highlighted in my Bible when I read it this morning, meaning that I had definitely read and appreciated it … Continue reading Ancient Anxiety: A Perspective from the Past

3 Reasons You Can Be Brave Today, Despite Your Circumstances

What does being brave mean to you? Yesterday, a fellow blogger shared a post with me after reading what I wrote in Fears, Phobias, and Fresh Starts. The post she shared was all about a woman who was actively working on overcoming her phobia of snakes. I couldn’t believe this woman's bravery—it was amazing what she had … Continue reading 3 Reasons You Can Be Brave Today, Despite Your Circumstances