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8 Reasons to Keep Moving Forward Even When You Feel Self-Doubt

Melissa Chu
Jumpstart Your Dream Life
5 min readMar 23, 2021

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Do you ever have one of those down days where you’ve fallen and can’t get up?

You’ve spent all your energy and have none left. You’ve exhausted every avenue you had. You’ve run into obstacles that you can’t climb over.

If this sounds familiar, no wonder you feel uncertain about things.

You’ve put in all the effort, only to yield little results. You started at the same time as everyone else, only for others to leapfrog over you. You realize that your time is limited, and yet you’ve squandered it away.

No wonder you feel doubtful about yourself.

But sometimes, it helps to get a perspective. A bigger picture. When things aren’t going your way, a different frame of mind can help you get through those dark times.

Here are 8 reasons to keep moving forward during those times of doubt:

1. You’ve made it this far.

You’ve made it this far, so what’s to keep you from getting through the next obstacle? Think back to the most difficult challenge you endured to date. At the time, you felt like you were at a crossroads, undecided on how to proceed.

Yet you found a way through. You overcame the obstacle, sidestepped it, or tried…

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Melissa Chu
Jumpstart Your Dream Life

I write about living better, creating great work, and making an impact. Get your guide to achieving your goals at http://jumpstartyourdreamlife.com/welcome.