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Throughout all our life, we go through different struggles which never kill us, but always make us stronger.
Struggling is a missing piece of this LIFE puzzle. Nothing ever comes easy, when you are trying to build towards your dreams. Difficulties and hardship will always be your constant companions.
There will be times when you will hate your life, when you will curse your decisions, when you will want to give up from everybody including yourself and when you will want to quit from this world, but you won’t.
It’s in those moments, that you will have to look inside yourself and you’re gonna ask for a reason and that’s when you are going to remind yourself of why your current struggle is worth it.
Here are a few reminders to help motivate when you need it most.
1. Every little struggle is a step forward.
In life, patience is not about waiting, it’s the ability to keep a good attitude while working hard on your dreams, knowing that the work is worth it. So, this could mean lots of time alone in solitude. It could mean sacrificing relationships and all that’s familiar. It could mean going out of your comfort zone. It could mean no eating what or sleeping where you’re used to. It could be everything that will test you on your determination, of how much you really want it.
And if you want it, you’ll do it, despite failure and rejection and the odds.
This way, you will realize that the struggle is not found on the path, but it is the path.
2. Other people’s negativity is not your problem.
Smile when others try to bring you down. Be positive even when your negativity surrounds you. Moreover, when other people treat you poorly, you keep being you. Don’t ever let someone else change who you are. Accept the change only if it makes you a better person and leads you to a brighter future.
3. What is meant to be will eventually, BE.
There are blessings hidden in every struggle you face, but you have to open your heart and mind to see them. You can’t force things to happen. Sometimes, you just have to let go and let what’s meant to be, BE.
Love your life the way it comes. You might not end up exactly where you first wanted, but you will eventually be where you need to be.
4. Feeling pain is part of growing.
Sometimes life closes doors because it’s time to move forward. And that’s a good thing because we often won’t move unless circumstances force us to. On tough times, just remind yourself that no pain comes without a purpose. Move on from what hurt you, but never forget what it taught you, because every kind of pain will somehow help you to grow up.
5. Everything in life is temporary.
Everything in life is temporary even we, the human beings, are temporary. We come in this life and after a certain age, we just leave this world. Nothing lasts forever.
After darkness, there is always light. So, if things are not going well at all, just remind yourself that it won’t be a permanent thing…
It’s certainly gonna pass after a while.
6. Worrying and complaining changes nothing.
Complaining doesn’t make things any much better, it makes them worse. Spending today complaining about yesterday won’t make tomorrow any brighter. Problems will not disappear unless you take action. Do what you can, when you can, and acknowledge what you’ve done. It’s all about taking baby steps in the right direction, inch by inch. These inches count, they add up to yards and miles in the long run.
Don’t let the past darken your future...
7. Your scars are symbols of your strength.
A scar means the hurt is over and the wound is closed. It means you conquered the pain, learned a lesson, grew stronger, and moved forward. See your scars as a symbol of your surviving, of your strength…