Webster defines difficulty as: “something that is not easy to do or to deal with”
You might be asking yourself, why would I want to do something difficult? Or is difficulty to be avoided?
Honestly it makes sense to avoid difficulty…only if you never want to get better or grow from where you are today. Adversity is one of the greatest defining factors in a person’s life. No one really looks for challenging situations to happen but they sometimes seem inevitable. What if I told you that instead of waiting for difficulty to approach, that you should actually decide to meet it head on? That’s right! Attempt things you know will be difficult.
I believe when we switch our mindset from just going through the motions of life to deciding to attempt difficult things and accepting challenges for what they are, at that moment, we truly changes the trajectory of how we live our lives. When we push ourselves through difficult things like a tough workout in the gym, when one more rep seems impossible or we attempt something that scares us, we begin to see massive improvements.
Growth happens when we see difficulty, put our fears to the side, and decide to go at it head on. One step at a time – one foot in front of the other. Let’s as a community decide to attack our weaknesses or fears head on with passion and courage. Why? Because we know that growth personal growth will be our reward. We are not going to die because of a little pain or difficulty! Our posture must continually be one that moves us forward and decides to work at the difficult things. Then we put ourselves in the perfect position to achieve any goal we set our hearts and minds to…