When facing adversity, the last thing you usually want to do is recognize that there is a way to get through most everything in life. It takes determination and a deep belief that you can get through it.
The good news is, you don’t have to do it alone. There are those that have dealt with situations similar to yours that can offer support and advice. It’s not easy to accept help and support, yet it can be vital to moving on.
Reaching out for inspiration, motivation, and support is key to moving through adversity. If you can only do so by reading quotes and books at first, that’s a start.
Post some of these quotes on your computer, your wall — wherever you will see them often, for as long as you need the extra motivation.
Here are 15 Quotes to Remember When You’re Facing Adversity:
To be skillful in any of your endeavors, you must face stormy seas.
When facing adversity in life, do one thing at a time, one step at a time to get past and through it.
When facing adversity, lighten up and laugh, have some fun — take a break from the heaviness of the moment.
You may not see the seed of greatness in your darkest moments of adversity, yet they are there and will grow one day.
Stumbling is part of every journey. Enjoy the stumble too.
If adversity is what comes first for great leaders, then embrace it, knowing that there may be greatness in store for you.
When you or another is facing adversity, remember that love is free and powerful. Give it and take it.
Your strength may be tested and things may seem too hard to get through, but know that this is how gold is polished.
Adversity doesn’t last forever. Focus on what’s working and what’s good in life today. And remember, this too shall pass.
You are a champion in the making. The adversity you face will make you stronger.
Mistakes happen to every human being. That’s what the journey of life is about — these mistakes don’t define you.
Keep on going, no matter what comes your way. That is the way of the warrior, the champion, the one that earns success.
When facing adversity, know that you have the answers inside you and they will be revealed in time.
Find your power when things are challenging and you may surprise yourself to see how resilient the human spirit really is.
Success comes in many shapes and forms. Facing adversity is just a step along the way.
When you’re facing adversity, it’s important to remember that you always have choices. It usually doesn’t feel this way, but if you stop and think about your choices, you can usually find an option that will move you along. Look at others that have faced something similar to you and see how they handled it.
Another option is to read some of these quotes and see which ones resonate with your situation. Choose one or two as your mantras to get through whatever it is you are going through.
Remember: You are not alone.
There are always others ready to be there for you if you are willing to reach out. It’s a hard thing to do, but the result is usually the most impactful thing for you.
When you get through something, be sure to help those that may be going through the same thing. This is how we can move on and pay it forward in life. We depend on each other for motivation, encouragement, and as an example of what’s possible.