What you should know about moxie and why you need it

Happiness requires

courage, stamina, persistence, fortitude, perseverance, bravery, boldness, valor,

vigor, concentration, solidity, substance, backbone, grit, guts, moxie, nerve, pluck, resilience,

spunk, tenacity, tolerance, will power, chutzpah, and a good thesaurus.

-Peter McWilliams

1. Moxie is defined by

Moxie: nerve, determination, guts, resilience or all of the above. My goal is to have as many of these strengths as I can at any given time in life. You never know when you may find yourself thrust into a moment or situation where you need to call up your Moxie to get you through.

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Courage is trying again tomorrow!

2.It may require some moxie to share your story

Depending on your personal life experiences and what you were taught you may think that sharing your stories, or needing someone to talk to, is perceived as being weak.

I think that it is just the opposite. It takes great courage to experience something painful and be able to share your story.

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