The struggle is real
Sunday, January 06, 2019
I noticed that I mentioned struggle in my last 2 blog posts (10 months apart). So, yes, the struggle is real. This lead to my status yesterday:
The struggle is part of the process. Moving past the struggle is what makes me stronger.
It has taken me many years to finally learn this lesson. Formerly, I worked to avoid struggle. In my mind struggle was a negative state, meaning I wasn't functioning properly. Now I recognize the discomfort of struggle as the opportunity to get stronger.
Last year I spent a lot of time putting myself in uncomfortable situations (physically and emotionally) and it did indeed lead to growth for me. I still have a lot of work to do, but I'm ready!