Strongest and the wisest of people have been through tough phases in life more than an average person. They have seen ups and downs, and know how much it takes to remain bold when things go wrong in life. The difficult times not only made them tougher but also developed a strong character. They are humble, compassionate, and sensitive and have a deeper understanding of life.
We cannot run away from life. Nor we cannot say what’s going to happen in the next moment. However, we can define our attitude towards the events. When things go wrong, don’t forget these simple yet powerful truths that will give you the required inspiration to fight the tough time.
It’s Just An Experience
After a few years when you look back at this day, you will find how necessary it was for you to go through these experiences. You will feel that hard times were the blessings in disguise. You will understand how easy and tough times both contribute to making life more meaningful and adventurous.
If you embrace your current circumstances, you begin to appreciate what you are still left with and how you could live more with less. When things go wrong, you are left alone with experiences, and these experiences can be the blessings if you learn from them rather than cursing your fate.
You possess all the wisdom of the universe to change any negative event in the positive one. All you have to do is to embrace what life gives you as an experience.
The Gift Of Now
You cannot mend your past, nor have you seen the future. You’re only left with the present moment. What you are going to do with time at your hand will decide how you’re going to live the next moment. Therefore, you’ve 100% chance to take control of your tomorrow.
When things go wrong, take a moment to figure out what you can take control of. How can you stop making the situation more cumbersome? What can you do right now to take your life back on the track? Questioning yourself continuously will open the doors of many possibilities.
If everything seems outside your hands, you can simply appreciate that you’ve come so far in life and have overcome many difficult situations in the past. With hope and a positive mindset, you will overcome this too.
Most Often It Takes Time
Life tests us in an unexpected way. It firsts break us and then prepare us to fight back. All through the process, we develop a phenomenal habit of waiting. Waiting or patience plays a major role in defining success.
If our aspirations were fulfilled directly, we would not have anything to look farther. We would miss out the thrills of progress and change.
When things go wrong, patience helps in driving us to take actions no matter how small. You learn that big things take time and most often things do not go in the way you desire. It takes time, discipline and patience to fulfill the commitments you had done with yourselves.
When Things Go Wrong, Appreciate What’s Right
There must be something in your life that you can still appreciate. Moreover, remaining positive in negative circumstances is an act of courage and builds you spiritually. Today, circumstances are not in your hand and it takes time to take control over them. Wailing and waiting for the happiness does not take you any farther.
Think of all the right relationships, right friends and the right people in your life and remain grateful for having them on your side. You can even grateful to small things around you like the sunshine, the roof on your head, the bed under you, the clothes you’ve worn and so on. Not everyone possesses the belongings you have merely taken notice of.
What’s your mantra to fight back during hard times? Comment below.
Nakul Grover, author of Superhuman In You and the one who runs this blog. He has been writing on self-improvement since 2014. Featured on various websites, his works have helped thousands of people to live an extraordinary life. He loves spending his leisure hours in reading books and learning new skills.