Overcoming is to prevail over a struggle or conflict.
“It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it's the pebble in your shoe. ”
—Muhammad Ali [Cassius Clay] Boxer
“Water continually dropping will wear hard rocks hollow.”
—Plutarch Historian, Writer
“The greatest power is often simple patience.”
—E. Joseph Cossman Author
“In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.”
—Lee Iacocca Businessman
“The greatest and most important problems in life are all in a certain sense insoluble. They can never be solved, but only outgrown. ”
—Carl Gustav Jung Founder Of Analytical Psychology
Stories About Overcoming
Submitted by Samantha
I am 19 and have already overcome many obstacles. When I turned 9, my problems began. My only friend would hit me, kick me,...
Little Miss Mary
Submitted by Anonymous
A family friend sent me an email one day about this little girl, Little Miss Mary. The letter said that she was on the list...
The Obstacle That Changed My Life
Submitted by Bianca
I was diagnosed with moderately-severe ADD and a verbal communicating learning disability at a very young age.
Everyday Hero Stories
Winter sport? Summer sport? Clara Hughes is an athlete for all seasons. She’s one of the biggest stories to emerge in...
Michael Oher O
Michael Oher is an All-American football left tackle for the Baltimore Ravens. His mother and 6 brothers and sisters lived in...
My beautiful granddaughter, Justine, born nine weeks early and diagnosed with Cerebral Paley. Struggles to get around home...
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i cant overcome my fears cause iam afraid to tell people the real me.
I have been struggling to overcome my problem with alcohol. I know that this is a problem many people deal with, it isn't an easy thing to do. It's not only a big part of our culture, but legal. Most of us start drinking before 21, so it becomes a way of life. I'm only 20 and I'm already trying to stop. I've realized that after you drink, your problems are still going to be there. My advice is find a group you can go to close to you, it really helps to know you're not the only one trying to be sober. And remember, take one day at a time. Worry about not drinking the present day, you only have 24 hours. Also stay away from places that will tempt you to drink. It may be hard, but trust me, it feels so good to get through another day without drinking. Know you're good enough to really be happy.
I am in a family who struggles , but at the end of the day ... We All Stay TOGETHER♥
Being a Grandmother who is raising a grandchild, overcoming the age gap is monumental. Especially when the child is 13. As each day passes, I have to overcome obstacles that I never thought I would have to do at the age of 70. Love, Patience, Kindness, Understanding is paramount however, willingness to give each day it's best is joy~!
Carolejane B, West Hartford, Ct
Jesse Hale, Kemp Texas