Overcoming Challenging Situations
Challenges are a normal part of life. Many people look at challenges and hate them or try to run away from them, but challenges help move us forward. We would stand still without challenges, would never improve ourselves and would always be the same version of ourselves that we are right now.
This knowledge may make challenges a wee bit easier to deal with and may even enable you to overcome obstacles that stand in your way. So, ask yourself; “Am I where I want to be in life?” If you are not happy, then it is time to take charge.
Overcoming some challenges can be as simple as remembering that nothing lasts forever. Even though this may sound rather simple, it is true. When you are in the midst of a tough situation, you should pause for a moment and remember that this too shall pass. We often get caught up in the drama and the stress of a challenge or obstacle. This blinds us to the reality that this moment is simply a stepping-stone to where we are going.
Another way to overcome challenges is to ask for help. We often become islands unto ourselves when we needn\’t be. Ask friends and family for help or get professional help if the challenge necessitates it. Teaming up with those who are in our lives often makes a challenge seem smaller and less threatening.
Breaking challenges down into more manageable pieces also may make them easier to overcome. Many of us look only at the big picture, which can often be overwhelming. Look at the challenges you are facing and see if you can\’t break the issues into smaller pieces to make the process less intimidating.
Positive thoughts are a great way to overcome challenges.
Many people keep a list of affirmations with them, either physically or in their minds, to help them overcome difficulties as challenges arise. Affirmations are simple statements intended to help you quiet negative thoughts that are in your mind. Many people find that positive thoughts are the key to overcoming both big and small challenges.
You can take positive thoughts one step further and incorporate affirmations into your everyday life. These may include, “If I can say it, I can do it, and I can be it.” Getting up each day and saying these thoughts out loud reaffirms the thought and allows you to live it. Many people repeat these thoughts each day at the same time, while others use them only in those moments when challenges present themselves and become overwhelming.
Overcoming challenges is difficult, but this is a vital part of learning more about yourself, who you are striving to be and what your place is in this world.
In many situations, you can employ just one of these methods to overcome the challenges in your life; and in other situations, you may need to use a combination. Each person finds different methods of dealing with challenges, but the power of positive thought cannot be overlooked. It will enable you to see the good in each challenge or obstacle that you encounter throughout your life.
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Moira Hutchison is a Mindset Cultivator, Energy Healer, and Tarot Card Reader. Her specialties range from helping people with broad goals such as accepting change, life planning, and personal balance, to specific goals like gaining motivation and overcoming issues such as procrastination, excess stress and self-sabotage.