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A Tool of Facilitating Courage: Hope is a Choice
Mark Blagen and Julia Yang
The purpose of this paper is threefold. First, the authors will elaborate how Individual Psychology is a psychology of courage. Secondly, the elements of facilitating courage will be discussed. Lastly, a tool of facilitating courage: “Hope is a Choice” is included to illustrate the processes of encouragement.