Spartan Core Virtues by Joseph Cambell

I read a lot of articles on the Optimize +1 webpage by Brian Johnson and found this article very interesting. I would like to share it with you. Incorporating these virtues into our lives may be of value to us all.

Spartan: a person of great courage and self-discipline.

Spartan Core Virtues. Combine these qualities into one person and you have the ideal boss, the valuable employee, the perfect business partner, or comrade in any endeavor. Here’s a short description of each of the Spartan Core Virtues.


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Courage by Robert Biswar-Diener

Courage contains two primary internal elements: the willingness to act and the ability to control fear.

When you can successfully curb your fears and boost your ability to take action, you are better able to live a full and virtuous life.

You are more likely to face challenges with grace, connect with and inspire others, and be a force for good.

Taken from: The Courage Quotient: How Science Can Make You Braver

Her Mother’s Hope by Francine Francis

Her Mother’s Hope by  Francine Francis  is a remarkable story about two women who not only show us how to be brave in life but also to have the courage and the determination to make a success of your life!

Francine Rivers writes this story with passion, keeping you in suspense and awe as you journey with Marta through her life of sorrow, pain but also wonderment and excitement.
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