A Short List Of Ideas To Think About When You’re Struggling

Struggle comes in all sorts of flavors — but we all go through it.

“A silhouette of a young person sitting on a bike in front of a lake during a golden sunset” by Tim Graf on Unsplash

To go on or to give up?

“Pain + Reflection = Progress” — Ray Dalio

“Nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” — William Shakespeare, Hamlet

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” — Mark Twain [Fear often manifests itself as an emotional “struggle.”]

“He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.” — Friedrich Nietzsche

“Do not let anything that happens in life be important enough that you’re willing to close your heart over it.” — Michael Singer, The Untethered Soul

“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” Viktor Frankl, Man’s Search For Meaning

“It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything.”― Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

“Human potential is nearly limitless.” — Tom Bilyeu

Have something hard you’re working through? Download this list of books I’ve found essential in overcoming adversity and making it through hard times.

Thinking deeply about how to make myself and the world a little better. & writing about creators mostly | email: kate@onedayent.com

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