Jul 5, 2021 in Life Coaching
Why Obstacles Are Signposts For Inner Growth
“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.”
How do I fix a marriage after cheating??
My husband of 5 years has cheated on me. I'm heartbroken. Can I fix our marriage?? Is there hope for us?? Will things get better? Please help
We both have insecurities and trust issues due to past relationships... So, there's the back and forth accusations, yelling, name calling, etc. We are both extremely jealous and have no communication skills. We love each other but sometimes Love isn't enough to make someone understand that you aren't going to hurt them. How can we help each other overcome these issues?
Am I over reacting? Am I the one in the wrong no him
Ok I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years now and he denied cheating on me but everything points to the opposite he's gone to spend the night with his baby moma and her kids in a hotel he rated me put to her when I called the cops on her for her vandalizing my car he would defend her when I would bring thing up about her and he has a video of her playing with her self am I wrong for being mad?
Idk what to do
My boyfriend and I have been fighting because he found some old messages that I had when we started going out, the messages are not bad the conversations where just like hi and bye kind of thing but because I told him I wasn't talking to anyone he's mad but da whole time he was still hanging out with his baby momma behind my back and he would delete all his messages to her so I wouldn't see them
Lost and confused at a crossroads
My boyfriend and I have been together for seven years now. We have had a very tumultuous relationship both of us have hurt each other very much on each parts. But he’s done a lot more wrong it has no accountability. But my question is how do you handle it because anytime I try to talk to him about anything he automatically yells at me, deflects, accuse me of cheating. How do you go about handling
How can I get my teen to confide in me
I've been trying to get my son to confide in me about why he is feeling so depressed. He is 15 years old and a very good teen but have no idea why he is so withdrawn and quiet. Please help me I cant bear to see him like this
What do I do?
I'm not sure what to do. Recently separated mom with 2 young girls and pregnant with my 3rd.
I took my son's Ipad away because I'm at my wit's end with him.
He is so addicted and doesn’t want to do anything else. Can anyone tell me whether I did the right thing or am I being too harsh?
It's 3 y I divorced and we have shared custody of 2 lovely kids. Any advice on how to make them understand that divorced parents is ok?
What should I do?
My son is acting out in school and giving people the middle finger and running around and hitting when he is restrained and he also has speech apraxia and may have ADHD
“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” – John Quincy Adams
I was discussing with a friend last night the merits of pushing through fear and the unknown when the evidence shows toward the contrary. Allow me to reveal a little more about the story. My friend had left his full-time job with a well-known company as a senior sales manager believing he was able to create a better product for the market if he ventured out on his own. He was not happy with the company culture and frankly speaking, the position offered him no personal and professional growth which aligned with his core values.
My friend has a young family with three young children under the age of ten years. He obviously knew he was taking a risk when he left the comforts of his full-time, executive position to pursue something which he had no idea would succeed. Interestingly at the same time, I am reading a book called Delivering Happiness written by the founder of Zappos.com, Tony Hsieh. A terrific read if you’re interested in following the journey of their success.
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I was recounting to my friend how Tony Hsieh had encountered numerous setbacks along his journey to build a successful online shoe business. One of the strongest ideas which appealed to me in the book was finding a way to overcome any hurdle contrary to what life revealed to you. I am very fond of this belief in my personal life and for this reason, I was advising my friend that his success was built on finding HIS way to success. You see there is ALWAYS a path. It is your job to find that path. Yes, life will throw grenades at you, not because it wants you to fail. Rather, life tests you to see how much you really want the prize.
I can assure you that nothing on this earth can ever stop me from achieving my dream of impacting mankind with my message. I have so much belief in myself, despite the thousands and thousands of setbacks I’ve had in my life. So I resolved to change how my mind viewed failure. I reprogrammed the language my mind was accustomed to when it came to setbacks. I told it that every time I had a setback, I was getting even closer to my goal or vision of myself. Every time things were manifesting not in accordance with the way I deemed perfect, the universe was sending me an even BETTER way. Guess what, it started working. I started seeing subtle changes in my external world as my inner world moved into alignment with my purpose and vision. Dr Wayne Dyer summed it best – change the way you look at things and the things you look at will change.
This idea may be applied to anything in your current life right now; relationships, finance, career, business, health, music you name it. My advice to my friend was to find a way each time he was presented with an obstacle. The universe will keep putting up roadblocks as you venture down life’s path. Not because it wants to make it hard for you, because the greater your dream, the greater your load. It’s kind of like the bigger the delivery truck you drive, the more load you have to carry around, simple as that. The more you push through the challenges and setbacks, the greater to growth and reward.
So what challenges are you facing right now in your personal or professional life? Is there a way through it? What must you do or who must you become in order to create a mental shift to get through the challenge or obstacles. These are very empowering questions to ask oneself since they get to the heart of what is keeping you from achieving the goal or task. I often come up against obstacles, almost daily now. Yesterday my car stopped working during a torrential rainstorm. I was stuck on a hill and the ignition refused to work. I could hear my mind get into action to find a way out of the situation and also draw the lesson from the experience. Sure I was mad, I was furious since waiting for a tow truck for over an hour and a half in a car while raining is not my idea of fun.
Crank your mind into gear and allow it to work for you. Ask empowering questions at your worst moments and watch as that big grey matter gets to work for you. Like muscles, the more you train it and use it, the more it will work on your behalf. Remember there are no mistakes in this universe, only lessons we are yet to discover!
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