Overcoming the Obstacles in Our Path
Be responsible for yourself. That means no excuses. Ever!
If you really believe that everything in your life
is created by you including the good, the bad,
the ugly, then how could anything stop you from reaching
In ancient times, a king had a boulder placed on a roadway.
Then he hid himself and watched to see if anyone would remove
the huge rock.
Some of the king's wealthiest merchants and courtiers came by
and simply walked around it. Many loudly blamed the king for
not keeping the roads clear, but none did anything about getting
the big stone out of the way.
Then a peasant came along carrying a load of vegetables.
On approaching the boulder, the peasant laid down his burden
and tried to move the stone to the side of the road. After
much pushing and straining, he finally succeeded.
As the peasant picked up his load of vegetables, he noticed
a purse lying in the road where the boulder had been. The purse
contained many gold coins and a note from the king indicating
that the gold was for the person who removed the boulder from
The peasant learned what many others never understand.
Every obstacle presents an opportunity to improve one's condition.
--- Author Unknown -
Every goal you set is going to have obstacles. Obstacles are
what make goals challenging and motivating. Although they
can be frustrating, without them any goal could be easily
achieved without motivation or effort.
By planning out how you want to reach your goal, you can
successfully find solutions to most of the obstacles you will
come across.Identifying the obstacles ahead of time,you can
avoid the delay of searching for a solution in the last minutes
before they hit you.
Get creative in overcoming obstacles. A creative solution for
solving problems often comes simply by a reassessment of the
obstacle itself. Once you focus on the problem in your mind,
the solution often flows easily.
No life is without its fair share of problems. We all know the
saying 'it's not the problems that determine your state, it's
your attitude towards them."
Face your obstacles head on and you can overcome them and
reach your goal.
"Life's up and downs provide windows of opportunity to determine your values and goals. Think of using all obstacles as stepping stones to build the life you want."
Have a confident and positive day,
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