Question of the Day – No. 304 How did you push yourself through hard times? Provided by The Storyteller Share this:TwitterFacebookTumblrMoreLinkedInRedditPinterestPocketTelegramWhatsAppSkypeEmailLike this:Like Loading... 58 thoughts on “Question of the Day – No. 304” Add yours Keeping eyes on the prize LikeLiked by 2 people Reply That helped you no matter what? LikeLike Reply Thought about my son and how much of exemplary life I want to live for him. LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Nice! The power of example! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply One foot at a time – sometimes one minute at a time. It’s the only way I really know how. LikeLiked by 7 people Reply A journey is completed one step at a time 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply You fight, you pray, you cry, you give it to God. You allow yourself to feel whatever you are feeling and face it. Once you face it, you can get through and move forward. LikeLiked by 5 people Reply Taking it all in 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Always have at least one goal in mind 🙂 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Well, each journey starts with the desire to get somewhere, don’t you think? 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yes, exactly! LikeLiked by 1 person Reblogging to my sister site Timeless Wisdoms LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Thank you very very much! ❤ LikeLike Reply My pleasure 😌 LikeLiked by 1 person Honestly, my mom played a huge role in uplifting our spirits when things seemed hopeless, but other than that it was one thought I constantly ran through my head, “I’ve been through worse”, that simple phrase allowed me to grip reality once again, remember that nothing comes easy and most important of all, appreciate all things I’ve gained now that im not at my “worse”, quite a spell that phrase was lol. LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Nice touch! It sounds like a great way to keep yourself up whenever something happens… LikeLiked by 1 person Reply My mental illnesses have this ‘autopilot’ mode. I got through all of middle and high school with it. But there’s a catch, i don’t remember much about that time LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Not remembering that time is a good thing or a bad thing? LikeLike Reply Probably both LikeLiked by 2 people We’re having a pretty rough time right now. Money is super tight, and I’m barely making enough to pay my bills. All I can do is get to the end of each day and hope that maybe tomorrow will be the day something changes. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Where can that change come from? LikeLike Reply All throughout my life I used anger to drive myself through difficulties. I’m older now and since I’ve realized that anger isn’t the healthiest choice I’ve turned to prayer and exercise, especially since my surprise recent diabetes diagnosis. That really scared me since I have/had no risk factors (no family history, not overweight, and so on). LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Anger throws us into the fight or flight mode and too much in it affects our internal organs. I’m glad you managed to switch from that to something calming. What made you do this change? LikeLike Reply Ugh. I’m not good at that. I usually get depressed. Then I put my big girl pants on and move forward. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply After you get depressed, how do you manage to find those big girl pants to put them on? LikeLike Reply Because I have to or I’ll get more depressed LikeLiked by 2 people But sometimes I don’t bother looking because I’m not ready. I need to fully embrace why I am depressed. No matter what I wear isn’t going to change it. So, dive right into what causes your depression. You don’t need clothes or this or that to take you out of it. You need you. LikeLiked by 1 person Just thinking about my sons and how they need me here no matter what. When they were not born yet…I just figured that if I don’t care for myself nobody will, and nobody really did in my hard times. I had to move on no matter what. Stopping was not an option. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yes, stopping is not an option. I’m glad you found a way to move forward 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I used my family as motivation sometimes when hard times at work came around. Trying my best and being satisfied with that. LikeLiked by 3 people Reply Family can make us going because we realize that there is something bigger than us which is worth fighting for. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Made myself think that after this hardship, there’s something nice and great waiting for me out there. And I have to say that it’s pretty hard especially when you’re in that situation yourself. LikeLiked by 3 people Reply I think there is. But who knows how much time it takes to find him. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Well, I know that it’s worth the wait. LikeLiked by 2 people I reassess my circumstances to see how I can make them better. I choose the path that is easiest on my feet. My shoes are worn out from previous journeys. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Nice! so you’ve built momentum and it helps you go forward! 😀 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I just said myself all is well, all is well…Then, I feel very strong inside me…And I try to keep smiling… Because it’s like a medicine ….😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😊🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩😉🤩😉🤩😉🤩😉🤩😉🤩🤩😉🤩😉😉🤩😉🤩😀😀😀😀😀😀😀😀😀🤩😀🤩😀🤩😀🤩🤩😀😌😌😌😌😌😌😌😌😌😌😌😌😌😌😌😌😌😇😇😇😇😇😇😇😇😇😇😇🤓🤓🤓🤓🤓🤓🤓🤓🤓🤓🤓🤓🤓🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪🤪 LikeLiked by 2 people Reply It’s awesome if you can feel that all is well! That’s a power source 😀 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yeah…😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁 LikeLiked by 1 person Pingback: Why I Didn’t Give Up – The Hummingbird's Journal Set a goal, write up a plan for the goal, and take action. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Awesome! Especially the taking action part! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I agree with some of the comments on here. I definitely have to do one day at a time. I tell myself that tomorrow will be a different day; therefore, a new chance to make myself feel better. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yes! And doing the most in that day is pretty important for our future development. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I just wrote about this yesterday so thought I’d share. http://bubblebathselfempowerment.com/2019/02/21/thoughts-from-a-21-year-ebay-reseller-giving-it-up/ LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I just wrote about this yesterday so thought I’d share: https://bubblebathselfempowerment.com/2019/02/20/hard-times-draw-us-closer-to-god/ LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Thank you very much for sharing this! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Thank-you for the very cool blog with thought provoking questions. I plan on going through it more as I get time. 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Thank you for your kind words! Please let me know your thoughts whenever you get through them 😀 LikeLike Different things at different times. Most recently, I started my blog. I found it more beneficial than writing a journal – I’ve always been a bit of an attention seeker! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I wouldn’t say attention seeker, but when we see that there are other people thinking the same or going through similar things as we do, can give us hope that life is not that shitty as we might think. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply So true. Everything is easier when we feel like we’re part of something bigger than ourselves. LikeLiked by 2 people A second at a time and in everyone of those seconds focusing on my kids and knowing they needed me no matter how bad things were! LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Awesome! Family can always be a great motivation! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Well, for starters a job that pays enough to live on … you know pay bills and but groceries rather than one or the other. I don’t even have that many bills. Just basics – rent, utilities, a car payment, insurance and a few other small odds and ends. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Living is more and more expensive these days… LikeLike Reply I reminded myself life will move on, in spite of it. So chin up and go through it. LikeLiked by 2 people Reply Yes! Time will pass and life will move on. The sooner we go through the shitty times, the faster the “rest of our life” can start. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. 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