Some days are just going to be harder than others, and that’s definitely okay. It’s about getting up once we’ve taken a tumble, wiping the dirt from our knees and continuing to move forward, trying to accomplish everything you have set your mind to with even greater determination.
Things can happen that may catch us off guard at times. Nevertheless, we must still make the choice to get up and not stay stuck within the mind frame of being a victim, or letting negative circumstances define who we become as individuals.
Having a positive attitude is one of the first steps in accomplishing anything you set out to do. First you must believe within your mind that you can achieve something, then you have to see it thorough until the end.
I definitely love the quote you posted. It reminds me a lot of the logo of the lotus that Toivo uses, which symbolizes the idea that there cannot be something beautiful if there is no hard times beforehand. “If there is no mud, there is no lotus”.
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