We hold on to these words in our lowest points. I, too, have my own shortcomings and deal with it by clinging to such things—like excuses, limiting beliefs, blaming, so on and so forth, and assure myself that everything will be okay, eventually.
After a couple of tries, did something change? Did I feel better, and even okay? The answer is always NO. It’s because I tend to run away from less pleasant aspects of existence and embrace the things that hold me back from having a joyful life.
In reality, instead of calling it quits most of us try harder, keep holding on, and repeatedly do what we used to do until we get stuck in a mud. Because of the overwhelming setbacks and pitfalls I’ve suffered, I still can’t help but entertain despair and allow self-doubt to linger in my mind and in my heart. With this kind of mindset, I know I’ll never get anywhere. I am stuck in the same cycle – I tried then failed. I tried again, and failed again. [Read more…]