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How to turn your adversity into success



Adversity is inevitable, but difficulties or misfortunes do not have to keep you from achieving your intended goals and finding the happiness you seek in business and in life. It is how you overcome these adversities can make all the difference. Every challenge we successfully conquer serves to strengthen not only our will, but our confidence, and therefore our ability to confront future obstacles.

In the face of adversity, we can either conform to it by allowing fear and insecurity to construct facades and walls that allow us to pretend that we are okay or we can humbly embrace failure as the great teacher and refining fire that has proliferated great men and women.

We all face challenges in life, reframe what holds you down into a learning opportunity and your success will be amplified.


  1. Look Beyond the Problem

When things fall apart, the only factor that holds a person together is hope. By developing grit and mental strength, no amount of unexpected adversities will break you down. Seek many sources of inspiration and draw hope from the stories of others who overcame similar adversities in life and went on to accomplish extraordinary feats. Regardless of what you face right now, picture a future in which you thrive, succeed and live with pure joy.


  1. Take Controlled Action

Life is unpredictable and things may not always go according to plan. Sometimes, you may find yourself paired with circumstances that are not to your benefit. Rather than obsess over what went wrong and what you cannot do, redirect your attention and focus to actions within your control. You can accept defeat or find a solution to your problems. The latter offers a possibility for great success and happiness whereas the former guarantees failure and depression.


  1. Commit to Change and Experimentation Over Time

Taking an alternative route may seem uncomfortable and scary at first. However, it’s an undeniable truth that life begins at the end of your comfort zone. Change is a necessary part of life and when you commit to finding comfort in the uncomfortable, doors of opportunity swing wide open. You may not see many results when you try new things at first. It may take multiple attempts to create visible results but don’t quit before you have given it a proper chance to manifest. Keep that in the back of your mind when trying to overcome adversity.



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