Do you give up easily? When you fail to get what you want in a short period of time, do you
quickly throw up your hands and move on to something else?
The roadblocks you experience on the road to success either lead to ultimate failure or serve
as a stepping-stone to your victory. And, the choice is yours. Refuse to give up, and
you'll experience victory.
Setbacks are a natural part of life. They can derail your train to success if you let them, but
their purpose is to build you up. They test your resolve so you can see what you're made of.
They show you how bad you want the goal you're after. They show you where a course
correction is necessary. And, they help you to appreciate the sweet victory at the end.
When you learn from your mistakes, you see the value in them. The more mistakes you
make, the quicker you'll reach your goal. Mistakes are simply corrections to your course that
keep you on the correct path to your destiny. So hold onto your dreams and keep the
How to Keep Yourself Motivated
Motivation is the fuel that keeps your engine running toward your dreams.
Here are some great ways to keep motivated:
• Keep a diary or journal of your accomplishments and how you overcame setbacks.
• Remind yourself of where you started and how far you've come since then.
• Spend time with happy, motivated people who encourage you and build you up.
• Keep moving forward, even if you falter or become frightened.
• Hang on to the dreams that you have, and know that you can achieve them.
Choose What Matters in Your Life
Staying motivated is mostly a matter of choice. If you're focused on doing well and
staying on course, you'll have a much better chance of achieving what you desire.
Reminding yourself of your goals and what you've managed to do so far is a great way of
keeping yourself interested in where you're going. That makes you want to continue instead
of giving up or getting discouraged.
No matter what you want to do, you can achieve it. No matter what obstacles you face,
you can power through them or find ways around them. Your attitude and
determination matter more than your skill. When you set your mind to accomplish
something important and pursue it with all of your heart, you can achieve anything your
When your attitude is positive and focused, you'll be destined for success. Success
is the only option when you have the proper attitude. Setbacks are only failures if you give
up. Keep putting one foot in front of the other and visualize the success you're working to
The success you crave is within your grasp. Obstacles along the way only serve to show you
how strong your desire is to achieve victory. When you find a way around, over or through
your obstacle, you'll discover a renewed confidence and determination that will fuel your
journey to the realization of your destiny.