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How To Overcome Adversity With Love

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Henry Thomas Hamblin said, “Adversity comes to all, but if it is not met in the right manner even failure can be made the stepping-stone to success.” If you manage your adversity well, you can use it as a stepping-stone to your success.

You cannot live your life without adversity. But you can manage it well. You can use it to get to the next level. When adversity strikes, do not abandon your goals. All you have to do is to listen to what life is trying to tell you. Do not abandon adversity. Learn from it. It is there to teach you something. It is there to strengthen your muscles. Adversity is there to stop you from doing the wrong thing. Adversity is there to prepare you for what is to come. According to Napoleon Hill, “Every adversity brings with it the seed of an equivalent advantage.” If you want to grow, you must learn from adversity. If you want to conquer your fears, you must learn from adversity. If you want to become the person you were created to be, you must learn from adversity. Do not make adversity your enemy. Make it your friend. When you do that, you can learn from it.

Whether you like it or not, whether you want to hear it or not, your future is dependent upon your ability to deal with your adversity. When you manage your problems well, your future is filled with possibilities. When you manage your issues well, you expand your life.

Expand your life through adversity. We grow when we manage our problems. We reduce when we don’t. Don’t be scared. Do not let fear stop you from managing your problems well. If you don’t manage your problems well, they will manage you. Do not do that if you want to grow.

If you want to grow your character, you must face adversity. It is not even enough to face it. You must conquer it. If you want to grow your inner muscles, you must conquer your problems. If you want to reach your nobility, you must overcome adversity. You can do it. You have done it before. Just connect yourself with your inner master to help you out, to instruct you, to direct you.

You can grow yourself. You can expand your life. You can expand your world. To do that, you must face your problems. You must overcome challenges. You must overcome yourself. You must do the impossible. You must think the unthinkable. You must defeat your inner monster. Life is not cheap. It is tough. But you are tougher. You are stronger, bigger. Every person is in charge of his life. You are responsible for handling your adversity. Handle it yourself. If you do it well, you will enjoy it.

How To Face Adversity

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Friedrich Nietzsche famously said, “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” Life is not supposed to be without adversity. When you face adversity, when things are not working out for you, when you are struggling to make things happen, do not get frustrated. Remain calm. Focus on what you are doing. Focus on what is going well for you. Do not let temporary difficulties stop you from doing your best work.

Henry Thomas Hamblin said, “It is not possible to have an easy life and, if it were possible, then life would not be worth living, for the sole object of life is the building of character and the attainment of wisdom through experience.”

Adversity advances us. It takes us from where we are to where we want to be. We grow when we overcome obstacles. We grow when we overcome adversity. We grow when we face our fears. We grow when we stretch our muscles.

And if we want to go somewhere, we must face obstacles. We must do what we don’t want to do. We must get out of our comfort zone. Because there is no growth in the comfort zone. It is just that- comfort zone.

When you face difficulties, do not run away from them. Explore what they have in store for you. Explore what you can learn from them. Explore how you can use them to change your life. Explore how you can use them to improve yourself. Without self improvement, you cannot change your situation. To improve yourself is to improve your life. And to improve your life is to live, to achieve greatness.

Do not worry about failure. Worry about improving yourself, your life. And you can’t do that if you are not willing to swim with adversity, if you are not willing to get your hands dirty.

Get your hands dirty. Life will always get your hands dirty. How you choose to handle it is your choice. Because life is all about making choices. So if you want to face adversity, you must be willing to get your hands dirty.