The brain needs to be regularly challenged in order to attain its
Frank Knoll, Memory: Renew Your Memory: Obtain an Unlimited Powerful Memory
If you compared your troubles, or challenges, with those of others,
you would surely find that there are those whose troubles make
yours look like minor inconveniences.
Cheer, An Inspirational Thought |
People do not only talk about successes, they talk about people
who overcame their challenges or
disabilities. Others are inspired when you are able to overcome your
Jaya Ramachandran, Bounce Back with Power: 7 Steps To Build Self-Esteem, Transform Your Mindset And Realize Your Potential
Inspirational Quotes |
Those who recognize problems as a human condition and don't measure
happiness by an absence of problems are the most intelligent kind of humans
we know; also, the most rare.
Wayne Dyer, Your Erroneous Zones: Step-by-Step Advice for Escaping the Trap of Negative Thinking and Taking Control of Your Life
Be thankful for each new challenge,
because it will build your strength and character.
Author Unknown, Be Thankful
Character Quotes |
Gradually I learned to cease looking upon challenges as difficulties and
began to see tense situations as opportunities to put my growing love to use.
Eknath Easwaran, Patience: A Little Book of Inner Strength
And yet there's a lot of truth in the notion that Martin Luther King Jr. was
special, a first among equals.
He set an extraordinary challenge for himself and his movement:
to achieve through peaceful victories what
would have been difficult even for someone who used threats or violence.
David Colbert, Martin Luther King Jr. (10 Days)
Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes |
Understand that it is ok to be scared or uncertain,
however right beyond those barriers ultimately lies your dreams.
By cultivating gratitude you eventually expand your internal sense of
what is possible, regardless of seeming obstacles and challenges you go
Veronica Smith, Loving Yourself
A life filled with vicissitudes, uncertainty and hard lessons
provides us with skills to better approach new challenges that come along.
Vivian Eisenecher, Recovering Me, Discovering Joy
Quotes about Life |
While he did have faith and passion he had many challenges to overcome.
It was not an easy ride to success, but his through his faith and a passion he
did make it.
Yanni in Words |
We must allow ourselves to be adorned by lessons derived through
hardships and challenges.
Tony Narams, Top Secret: You Can Fly Like An Eagle
Words of Encouragement |
No one would have crossed the ocean if he could have gotten off the ship in the storm."
Charles Kettering Quotes
Culturally, our view of adversity is pretty narrow, and most of us would
go out of our way to avoid it. But, to be frank, based
on my anecdotal evidence and my research, a life without challenges
is not only a life not worth living but also a life
devoid of meaning.
Nick DiNardo, The Game of Adversity: 8 Practices To Turn Life's Toughest Moments Into Your Greatest Opportunities
Focused will is incredible. If you have a dream and you don't give
up no matter what obstacles come up, then life's problems will fall away
and you will get what you want. It happens. It works.
Part of the challenge that comes with striving for success is how the entire
journey comes with its own fair share of failures and disappointments.
Rupert Johnson, Build for Success
I have also worked with leaders who have a positive outlook, and
the morale is so different. Even when faced with challenges, the people
looked for solutions.
Byron and Catherine Pulsifer
Leadership Quotes |
Challenge - The future is not in the hands of fate but in ours.
Fate Quotes |
Expect obstacles and face them head on. They are going to come up so the
way you handle them is what makes all the difference.
lance dale, A Shot of Positivity: Overcoming Obstacles
Graduation Quotes |
When faced with a challenge, look for a way, not a way out.
Facing Challenges |
Life requires overcoming challenges and obstacles of many types.
Battling our struggles and fears determines who we are.
Fritz Knapp, Vince Lombardi: Toughness
Churchill fought to make the most of himself and of others around him
almost from the start, and the times and setting he lived in gave him no
shortage of challenges to test himself against.
Michael Winicott, Winston Churchill: Leadership Lessons
Winston Churchill Quotes |
Fatherhood is not for the weak. It's not for the clueless or the afraid.
It is challenging, and it is rewarding.
Matthew Buckley, Fatherhood: The Manliest Profession
Challenges are an opportunity to test you and rise to the next level.
Angelica Montrose, 7 Steps To Getting A Promotion
Sometimes, instead of climbing over the barricades,
you've got to walk around them.
Funny Quotes about Life |
Smiling is a wonderful way to get a boost of happiness.
The next time life presents you with a challenging situation,
take a deep breath and smile.
Morris Pratt, The Secret of Positive Thinking
You need to have self-esteem to be able to adequately tackle
the challenges that life throws at you.
Minka Ferguson, Depression and Anxiety
A comfort zone is the most dangerous area anyone can stay in.
It is a place of no growth and no challenges.
Brian Cagneey, Fear: The 7 Laws Of Fear
Comfort Zone |
Although financial generosity may present more of a challenge for
many people, it will also afford a greater opportunity for personal growth,
a feeling of internal alignment, and perhaps even spiritual development.
Mark V. Ewert, The Generosity Path: Finding the Richness in Giving
How we cope with these everyday challenges and how troubled
we become is purely down to the way we think about the situ-ation.
Through what 'filter' do we see the world?
James Borg, Mind Power 2nd edn: Change your thinking, change your life
Mr. Churchill stands out as a titan among his fellow men.
Consequently his mistakes and triumphs are often intermingled
on a grandiose scale, and his personality seldom fails to draw a challenge.
Virginia Cowles, Winston Churchill: The Era and the Man
The opportunity to develop resilience comes through difficult circumstances
that both highlight and challenge existing mindsets.
Devra Davis, Through Grief and Beyond: What we don't get told
What we choose to do on a daily basis prepares us for the 'greater' things
God has in store; those faith challenges that will take us into our "promised
Lisa Cook, 30 Days of Strength for a Woman's Heart
Jesus didn't waste time worrying. He had plenty to worry about
if He chose to. It wasn't a matter of ignoring His challenges.
In fact, He spent a great deal of time praying these things through
with His father.
Beth Beutler, Time Management, Jesus' Way
Likewise, family caregivers can go a long way toward helping parents
or other loved ones stay in their own homes, but only if they understand
the challenges of caregiving and know how to get help and support.
Denise Logeland, 10 Things Every Family Should Know
When we set an important goal for ourselves, we present to our minds
a problem to be solved, a challenge to be successfully fulfilled.
Whenever you feel life is challenging or things are just not working out,
review and assess your most important values. This will help reinforce
the confidence and clarity you need to improve your current situation.
Brandon Stanberg, The Happiness Mindset: 12 Strategies for Happiness & Success I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Was Younger
Poems about Life |
To accept the challenge of the unknown, in spite of all fears, is courage.
The fears are there, but if you go on accepting the challenge
again and again, slowly slowly those fears disappear.
Osho Courage: The Joy of Living Dangerously
Children who tend to be challenging will be even more challenging
when you introduce a brother or a sister, and some siblings simply clash.
Laura Markham, Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings: How to Stop the Fighting and Raise Friends for Life
Challenging your thought patterns when you are feeling anxiety
can help you to avoid those overwhelming panic sensations.
Jeff Gunn, Panic and Anxiety Relief
Remember all the challenges that you have overcome in the past and
take pride in
your success. You are a fighter and you know it. This will give you more
faith that you can handle whatever is yet to come.
Ashley Rosebloom, Confidence: How To Be More Confident, Build Self-Esteem And Gain Self-Confidence Fast
There isn't a person on this planet that hasn't experienced a few bumps
along the way to achieving the level of success that they desire.
Lisa Marie Stringer, 5 Rules to Persevering In Your Life
Real difficulties can be overcome; it is the imaginary ones that are
Theodore Newton Vail
Success people are their own best friend first before they are anyone else's.
Through challenging and difficult times, they maintain self-confidence through
positive self-talk and a positive frame of mind.
Theodore Newton Vail
Gwen Stapleton, Developing A Sharp Mind: 7 Mental Skills Super Athletes Use to Succeed and How You Can Use Them Too
Positive Thinking |
We must learn that there are certain responsibilities, tasks, and
events that we will not want to face nor complete. As we face challenges
there is a definable feeling that we will have that confirms that our decision
to accept accountability was and is correct.
Theodore Newton Vail
Scott Schwab, Standing Accountable: Increase Your Success by Holding Yourself Responsible
More important, our lack of patience creates difficulties because the
more complex complex of life's challenges - illness, disability, relationship
conflicts, job crises, parenting
issues, to name a few - require that we practice patience in order not
merely to cope, but to grow in love and wisdom.
Theodore Newton Vail
M. J. Ryan, The Power of Patience: How This Old-Fashioned Virtue Can Improve Your Life
Life is a gift, accept it, enjoy it, and be happy with it.
Life is a challenge, but challenges can always be overcome.
Catherine Pulsifer, Life Is A
Quotes about Overcoming |
Part of life is understanding that real change and progress comes
with dedicated perseverance but also realizing that challenges,
obstacles and roadblocks will appear from time to time.
Robert Rivers, Happiness Is Possible: 6 Key Steps To Live By
Optimists enrich the present, enhance the future, challenge the
improbable and attain the impossible.
William Arthur Ward
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to
join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
It's too easy to walk away quitter never wins so you should better
stay look challenges straight in the eye.
Never Quit Quotes |
People are energized by challenge; they know their work will be judged
and that rewards will be based on accomplishment.
Judith M. Bardwick, Danger in the Comfort Zone: From Boardroom to Mailroom -- How to Break the Entitlement Habit That's Killing American Business
As I've read about the lives of great achievers, I have learned they all have
one thing in common. Each one had to overcome
some kind of challenge that threatened to derail them and cause
them to abort their purpose.
Cindy Trimm, PUSH: Persevere Until Success Happens Through Prayer
Courage comes while we are facing challenges and because we are
facing challenges! Courage takes our hand as we step up.
Poetry about Courage |
How can you move beyond the boundaries of your comfort zone
that challenge you, cause you discomfort or lead you to procrastination?
In this stretch of your journey, challenge, encourage and acknowledge
yourself, while you continually remind yourself of your vision.
Stephanie Chan, Power Up Your Perspective
When we face a Life Storm, our faith is challenged most often by
God's seeming silence when we need Him the most. Life Storms
help us to explore the reality of trust, when circumstances challenge
our faith and tempt us to doubt God's promises.
John Krohn PhD, Holding on to Faith when God is Silent
Prayer is one of the greatest assets that a Christian could possess,
but sometimes it seems to be a real challenge to make it a full part
of our devotional life.
Brian Johnston, Windows to Faith - Insights For The Inquisitive
Life is interesting. Just when you think you have mastered an aspect of life,
it seems there are more challenges thrown our way. What we think,
sometimes, is often not what we first believe or seems to change
just as we think we are settled on a path or certain direction in life.
There are a number of events that seem to distort our perceptions
of what we think we wanted.
Byron Pulsifer, Follow Your Own Drummer
There may be times when all of us feel like we're trapped in a paper sack,
but with a little bit of common sense we can fight our way out.
Henry Adkins, Common Sense: Your Way To Success
Common Sense |
I believe my life has no limits. I want you to feel the same way about
your life, no matter what your challenges may be.
Nick Vujicic, Limitless: Devotions for a Ridiculously Good Life
I decided to put myself into harm's way whenever possible in order
to move forward and willingly accept the new challenges regardless of the risk.
John Wessinger, Ride the Wave: How to Embrace Change and Create a Powerful New Relationship with Risk
Thinking about your New Year, about taking away all your challenges, however with each new year comes challenges but also great opportunities
to learn and grow. So my wish for your New Year is one that will see you rise above the challenges that arise.
New Year |
The victory of David over Goliath is the hope of every underdog.
A man starts a small business in a field full of well-established competitors,
a young girl overcomes a terminal illness despite the diagnosis, suppressed
people groups transform the cultural and governmental forces
that allow for their mistreatment - our history is full of David and Goliath
Leif Hetland, Giant Slayers: Ground Rules for Overcoming Life's Greatest Obstacles
Challenge is what forces evolution to happen, and with these
challenges there is change. Change is an inevitable necessity for growth.
Lily Sanders, Truth To Triumph: A Spiritual Guide to Finding Your Truth
What the life of Nelson Mandela teaches us is that life is full of challenges,
hardships and misfortunes and we must forever strengthen our resolve to forge
ahead and achieve our dreams in spite of the road blocks erected on our paths.
Abraham Mutwol, 27 Inspiring Life Lessons from Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela Quotes |
Life is full of challenges but it is how you interpret and use challenges to better yourself, to view challenges as opportunities for personal and professional growth, and to utilize your learning experiences to assist others to accomplish more, and to lead a much richer and wholesome life.
A person with the right attitude says to himself or herself, I may be here in this situation, but it doesn’t mean I have to stay here. When faced with a challenge, do you ask: why me? Or do you accept the opportunity for you to grow?"
Les Brown, Up Thoughts For Down Times
Les Brown Quotes
One of the major reasons why people are not doing well is because they keep trying to get through the day. A more worthy challenge is to try to get from the day.