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20 Quotes To Help You Overcome the Obstacles You’re Facing in Your Life Right Now

20 Quotes on Overcoming Obstacles

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Fact:  We’re all going to face challenges in our lives.

Fiction:  Challenges are a bad thing.

Fact:  It is only in the process of overcoming challenges that we grow as people.

Fiction:  Life would be so much better without challenges.

Fact:  The most beautiful people in life are the ones who have overcome the greatest challenges.

Fiction:  The most beautiful people in life are born that way. Continue reading

“So much of our lives takes place in our heads – in memory or imagination, in speculation or interpretation – that sometimes I feel that I can best change my life by changing the way I look at it.  As America’s wises psychologist, William James, reminded us, ‘The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.’  It’s the perspective we choose – not the places we visit – that ultimately tells us where we stand.  Every time I take a trip, the experience acquires meaning and grows deeper only after I get back home and , sitting still, begin to convert the sights I’ve seen into lasting insights.” ~ Pico Iyer, The Art of Stillness

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

By Carol S. Dweck

Mindset by Carol Dweck

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Book Overview: Carol Dweck explains why it’s not just our abilities and talent that bring us success—but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset. She makes clear why praising intelligence and ability doesn’t foster self-esteem and lead to accomplishment, but may actually jeopardize success. With the right mindset, we can motivate our kids and help them to raise their grades, as well as reach our own goals—personal and professional. Dweck reveals what all great parents, teachers, CEOs, and athletes already know: how a simple idea about the brain can create a love of learning and a resilience that is the basis of great accomplishment in every area.  Click here for more info!

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“For me the joy of athletics has never resided in winning.  I derive just as much happiness from the process as from the results.  I don’t mind losing as long as I see improvement or I feel I’ve done as well as I possibly could.  If I lose, I just go back to the track and work some more.” ~ Jackie Joyner-Kersee

“Often called the best woman soccer player in the world, Mia Hamm says she was always asked, ‘Mia, what is the most important thing for a soccer player to have?’  With no hesitation, she answered, ‘Mental toughness.’  And she didn’t mean some innate trait.  When eleven players want to knock you down, when you’re tired or injured, when the referees are against you, you can’t let any of it affect your focus.  How do you do that?  You have to learn how.  ‘It is,’ said Hamm, ‘one of the most difficult aspects of soccer and the one I struggle with every game and every practice.” ~ Carol Dweck, Mindset

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