Seeing Challenges as Opportunities for Growth
One thing I’ve learned this past year is to value my challenges. They are
actually incredible opportunities for growth and self-understanding!
Write down your challenges — water fasting, for instance. You may
feel you can’t or don’t want to do itâ€¦.A challenge can help us work on our
courage, our will, our determination. Even if we step up to it, but
fail, it is so much better than not having tried at all. We will still
be building character! In our failure there is so much to learn
about ourselves. What was it that derailed us? What thoughts? What
events? We stand to learn a lot about our triggers that knock us off
our path. And once we become aware of these triggers we can take
steps to avoid them, face them, or deal with them. Or sometimes, once
we have this understanding of ourselves, things will just shift all on
their own. Healing happens under the light of self-knowledge and
Exercise: Take a challenge and see what you learn! And see how that shifts you!
– One of the Happiness Exercises from the 28 Days Raw Program, starting up again on Monday!
What do you think?