Breaking Through

Stuck. We’ve all been there. Feeling like we have four tires, spinning dirt, stuck in the mud. No matter how hard we push, it seems like we just can’t gain an inch.

Frustrations rise. Part of us wants to give in and just leave the car for dead. The other part of us wants to keep persevering and overcome.

You have a choice.

Do you succumb to defeat?

Walk away from the car, throwing in the towel. A heavy cloud hangs over your head as you meander dejectedly back to your comfort zone. It feels like a punch in the gut as you realize that you gave up on your goal. It subsides to a numb nothingness as you think of how hard you worked and got nowhere.

You reach a dead-end. The only way out is to go back the way you travelled, but you just don’t want to open yourself up to that failure again. You stay there and have to be okay with the fact that nothing will change if you aren’t willing to.

Or do you choose to press on?

Continue the daily grind, pushing the self doubt that bubbles to the surface out of your mind. Then slowly, you start to move in the right direction until you find yourself give, breaking free, and cruising back down the highway.

You’re on cloud nine. You let out a sigh of relief. Finally. You reached the other side and the feeling of accomplishment rises up inside of you. All the early mornings, long days, and hard work were worth it. A sense of confidence fills you. You can do anything you put your mind to, and immediately begin creating a new goal and laying the groundwork to get there.

You create your reality. Will you be successful and drown out all negativity, or will you let it pull you down? You need to decide. It’s your choice, no one can make it for you. Either way, you need to be okay with the outcome from your decision.

So, make your choice.

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