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Monday Motivation - Overcoming Challenges



Friend,

Life is full of ups and downs and everyone has to face their own set of challenges. When a challenge arises, be it at work or in your daily life, don’t give up! Persistence is a huge key to overcoming challenges. Learning how to overcome challenges will help you stay centered and remain calm under pressure. They will also help you to develop and strengthen yourself in whatever you choose to pursue.

If you are blessed with one more day it is your opportunity to do better than you did the day before. Yes, you may not always get it right, but every day that you show up for yourself is a day conquered.

Here are 4 tips to overcoming challenges

  1. Accept and Let Go: Accept where you are now and what you have. This is your life, at this time. While it’s temporary, accepting it will help you to let go of stress, anxiety, and fear.

  2. Observe and Decide: When you face a particular challenge, take a step away from your feelings to make a plan.

  3. Face Fears and Act: Taking action is one of the biggest steps in overcoming challenges. It’s likely that a big part of whatever you’re facing feels like a challenge because you have an underlying fear. Try to recognize and define what you fear in the situation. Then, you can act to mitigate that fear.

  4. Practice Gratitude: By practicing gratitude, you can reframe your definition of a challenge. You will also be happier overall in your present moment.

Forgive yourself for the mistakes you make and use them as building blocks to move ahead in life. Learn from them. Tomorrow you are not starting over, you are starting from a place of knowledge and experience. Remember obstacles are here to assist you and not destroy you. Learning how to deal with challenges takes time, persistence, and a positive attitude. No matter your life situation, the hard times will happen. But, with the right mindset and practice, you will be able to overcome them every time and grow in the process!

Have a great week.

Renaee Smith CEO/Founder IABX www.iabx.org


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