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Overcoming Obstacles

We spend our lives trying to avoid adversity, but why not welcome it? After all, overcoming obstacles is the path to greater strength and confidence.

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Overcoming Obstacles

  1. 1. How to Gain Confidence<br />Overcoming Obstacles<br />©<br />
  2. 2. Most of us spend our lives trying to avoid adversity. We sensibly try to make sure that nothing goes wrong with our lives. <br />What's more, when things go wrong, we get very unhappy. "How could this happen to me?" we ask ourselves. <br />A lot of people spend a large amount of their lives trying to prevent things going wrong.<br />
  3. 3. This is not an unusual thing to do. After all it makes sense to dislike adversity. <br />And it is perfectly understandable to be unhappy when things go wrong. <br />But what if we were to take a different attitude to adversity? <br />What if we were to relish obstacles and difficulties?<br />
  4. 4. After all, history has shown us that adversity creates opportunity. It is during times of difficulty that we make our greatest progress in life. <br />We learn the most when overcoming obstacles. When life is going smoothly, we are not compelled to grow. <br />It is only during challenging times that we get forced out of our comfort zone. And it is only outside of your comfort zone that you can truly grow as a person.<br />
  5. 5. In other words, if it wasn't for adversity and obstacles, we wouldn't progress in life. <br />As the Chinese proverb says: "A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials"<br />True strength is only borne out of difficulty. <br />
  6. 6. You cannot know your own strength until it has been tested. <br />And challenges and problems are the way that we are tested. <br />Just as the muscle gets stronger by being pushed to breaking point, so our resilience and ability grows by overcoming obstacles.<br />
  7. 7. When you want to build confidence, you need to be strong. You need to be able to cope with problems that will inevitably come your way (that's life). <br />So instead of cursing problems and adversity, we should actually relish them. We should welcome them. Overcoming obstacles is the path to greater strength and confidence.<br />
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