WH #157 • January 4, 2019

"Courage isn't just feeling confident, courage is the ability to take action through your fears."

What would a drag queen do? Jackie Huba—a best-selling author of four books—felt stifled and uninspired, so she studied courageous people. She settled on a surprising demographic, drag queens. Jackie’s unique story provides rich insights and is guaranteed to get you to rethink your definition of courage and how to exercise it in your life.

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