Explore the value of Overcoming
I've been motivated by overcoming challenge and overcoming the hurdles and obstacles that face me. There still is plenty out there to get motivated by.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw
Be of good cheer. Do not think of today's failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourselves a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere; and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles. Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost.
No soul that aspires can ever fail to rise; no heart that loves can ever be abandoned. Difficulties exist only that in overcoming them we may grow strong, and they who have suffered are able to save.
Our attitude towards what has happened to us in life is the important thing to recognize. Once hopeless, my life is now hope-full, but it did not happen overnight. The last of human freedoms, to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, is to choose one's own way.
Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.
Willpower is the key to success. Successful people strive no matter what they feel by applying their will to overcome apathy, doubt or fear.
E. Joseph Cossman
Today is a new day. You will get out of it just what you put into it...If you have made mistakes, even serious mistakes, there is always another chance for you. And supposing you have tried and failed again and again, you may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call failure is not the falling down, but the staying down.
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Personal Stories About ‘Overcoming’
Two Cancers, One Lung And Everest!!Submitted by Sean
Only .0000003 percent of the population has been able to summit Mount Everest. Sean did it after two life-threatening bouts with cancer, laying in a medically-induced coma for a year and with just one fully-functioning lung. Now, he wants to take on even greater challenges. Sean was diagnosed with two...
Food In The World Of UnemploymentSubmitted by Anonymous
Nearly a year ago now, I had been unemployed for three months. No income, no food! A mother and her 11 year old daughter. My landlady decided to make a commitment to us. She said, "I will not let you go without until you are settled again"! I did not know this woman personally and she had no reason to help...
The Story Of BillSubmitted by Kathy Schmeadlap
It was a bitterly cold January evening in 2000, the end of a day Bill thought would never end. It had seemed like an exceptionally long day because the illness that he had been diagnosed with only a few weeks prior suddenly felt real to him. He had been in denial of this disease of Multiple Sclerosis. After all,...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Overcoming’
Taylor RSubmitted by Kealin
Taylor is my hero because she was just in a recent car accident. She is now in Ann Arbor fighting to live. She was smashed by the car in the accident and broke almost every bone waist down and cut her liver open. I can’t believe she is still alive. I hope that she will live every day and I know she will make...
Susan LangSubmitted by Kimberly Conway
The first picture is of my mother with my father and myself as a baby. My mother gave birth to me in Fort Knox, Kentucky, while my father was stationed at Ft. Knox army base waiting to be called to The Vietnam War. He was drafted. As a young woman of 18 year's of age, she left her family and friend's to go with...
Marcus TSubmitted by
Marcus was injured in a skiing accident when he was in his early 20's. He has been completely paralyzed from the neck down since this accident. Marcus with the help of his wife, Anne, learned to paint beautiful paintings by holding the paint brush in his mouth. His paintings are incredible and he is fascinating...
Explore Another Value
CLASS AND GRACE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
DO THY BEST
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
DO YOUR PART
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