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You probably wear lots of different hats, yes?
I don’t mean like a range of caps, bonnets and Stetsons.
Rather like a stack of metaphorical hats that brings with it responsibilities, demands and tasks – oh boy, lots of tasks!
It feels as if you’re desperately trying to juggle them – circus style, fast, furiously and … flawlessly.
There’s an unseen pressure to do HUGE amounts and to do them all super well.
Tiring. Very, very tiring!
Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency.~Natalie Goldberg
Are you keeping up?
Because the pace of modern life is frantic.
And it’s all too easy to fall behind with commitments and responsibilities:
There’s an endless list of expectations and tasks on your already tyrannical to-do list.
You run like a frenzied hamster on a wheel but still can’t keep up.
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How do you fight back when the odds are racked against you?
How do you keep taking the blows and yet manage to stay standing?
And if you do get knocked down, how the hell do you have the guts to get back up and keep fighting?
When experience convinces you that you can’t.
When professionals tell you there’s no chance.
When you’ve only just enough puff left to lay down and wish it wasn’t so.
Now we’re pretty all-out positive here at Positively Happy.Me – the clues in the name:) – but no matter how positive you may be, you’ve got to admit that life can have a nasty, mean streak. It can throw a challenge at you that leaves you feeling it’s beaten all the fight out of you.
Oh boy, that hurts. That hurts inside and out.
It’s raw. It’s rough. It’s relentless.
But there’s one surprising thing that challenge isn’t, no matter what that difficulty is.
It isn’t stronger than you.
Sure it feels like it is. Sure you’re right to question if you’ve enough strength to win against the odds. After all, you may not have won through…yet.
That’s why I have to share these amazing people with you. Each one is my ‘can-I-shake-your-hand’ hero for a different reason.
They’ve overcome huge adversity.
They’ve shown that there’s a way round any insurmountable obstacle.
They’ve proved that we’re all stronger than we think.
Heck, they’ve aced life’s meanest challenges.Come see how to find the fight to punch life right back in the face, no matter how tired or beaten you feel: