Giving up isn’t the answer

How many times have you failed? I’ve done so 100 times, and just gave up on what I was trying to accomplish.

I remember telling myself that I wanted to be fit. I would get up in the morning and run, pound a bunch of weights and cut out carbs. But I lost no weight at all.

And so I gave up.

I remember trying to think of more ways to be productive. Changing my routine, and adding more tasks I wanted to do, I even changed my habits and thought positive. But I was still was depressed and down

And so I gave up.

What Ive learnt however, was that while I was angry and upset at my failure I didn’t give myself any credit for even the smallest accomplishments.

I hustled at work, dealt with the drama, and still managed to get a high position and pretty good pay check. And instead of being grateful and realizing that my failures helped me grow … I just got angry and depressed

I managed to jog more than a KM tomorrow, when one week ago I couldnt even get half a KM in. Yet I was still upset … I used to be able to do 5 KM.

But I didnt realize that getting back to a KM was a success. Even if I failed and stopped and panted like no tomorrow … I realized I had to be grateful and appreciate my success.

And the days went by I felt stronger, more confident, more relaxed, ready to take on this world.

It is okay to fail, to feel down and hurt … but trying to take that negative feeling one day, and start the next day fresh.

Be grateful for even the smallest wins, and realize your failures will make you stronger as you work more and more on achieving your goal.

Do this for a week .. and see how you feel after. Trust me, you won’t regret it 🙂

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