Here’s what to do when you feel like giving up:
Sounds simple, right?
That’s because it IS simple.
Just not always easy 🙂
But here’s the truth:
When you pursue a goal or dream that TRULY matters to you, you WILL, with 99,9% certainty, experience one (or more!!) moments where you want to throw in the towel.
Moments where you wonder:
* What the hell you were thinking;
* Why you didn’t just stay where you were and kept doing what you did;
* If you’re crazy to think you can ever pull this off;
* If this is ever going to work;
* If it will all be worth it in the end;
* Why the hell it’s taking so long;
* If all these setbacks and shit are signs that you’re on the wrong path.
There may be moments where you feel all alone, adrift at sea, understood by no one.
There may be moments where you don’t know what to do or how to move forward.
Moments that feel like you’re wading through mud or stuck in one place.
Moments where you take one step forward and three steps back.
These moments can take 5 minutes, an hour, a week or even a couple of weeks.
And they ALWAYS pass.
These moments are part of change, transformation and growth.
And the bigger your vision or dream, the bigger the chance you’ll encounter moments like these.
As in: you WILL with 100% certainty encounter it 😉
Here’s another truth:
The ONLY difference between people who manifest their dreams and those who don’t, is this:
The ones who manifest it:
A) started pursuing their dream, and
B) kept going until they manifested it.
(And then, new desires show up and they pursue those next.)
The ones who DON’T manifest it:
A) never even get started, or
B) they QUIT before they get it.
(And then, that same dream keeps coming back.
And you only have two choices:
1) to BURY that desire again and again. And to numb and distract yourself from the unfulfilled feeling this gives you.
2) you decide to go for it after all.)
Because that’s the final truth I’ll leave you with:
Your TRUE desires, the things you REALLY want, come straight from your SOUL.
They’re (part of) your soul’s purpose.
They’re things your soul wants to express and experience.
They’re part of what you’re BORN to do and experience in this lifetime.
And you are FULLY equipped to receive them!!!
By GOING for them.
By NOT giving up.
By being completely true to yourself, your soul, and your true desires. And to make those non-negotionables in your business and life.
So how do you keep going?
By not giving up.
(You may give up for a while – and that’s fine. Just come back to it later.)
By reminding yourself that this is only a phase, and it will pass.
(It ALWAYS does.)
By being super kind to yourself.
(LOVE yourself through it.)
By not adding more drama to it.
(Yes, it sucks – AND it’s not the end of the world either.)
By doing something – anything – that lifts your spirits and lights you up.
(When you feel better, your mind clears, the fog lifts, and you’re open to receive your second – or third. Or 54th – wind.)
By rekindling your inner fire.
(Remind yourself WHY this matters to you so much.
Remind yourself what you want to look back on at the end of your life:
That you gave up your dreams?
Or that you stuck to them, regardless of the outcome?)
And most of all, by living in the moment and find joy in those moments as best you can.
Because in the end, it’s NOT about achieving your dreams as quickly as you can. Or even at all.
It’s about living your life and expressing your soul EXACTLY as YOU most want to.
So the next time you feel like giving up?
That moment WILL pass – it always does.
Just. Keep. Going.
What you REALLY want and feel called to, is ALWAYS worth being all in for.
Don’t give up on your dream.
Don’t give up on yourself!
And have as much fun as you can along the way.
To moving forward,
and seeing your dreams unfold,
©️ Brigitte van Tuijl
P.S.: And, of course, get help.
From me, for example.
My 1-1 coaching is all about supporting you in going for your TRUE, big dream you have for your business & life.
It’s not for everyone. But it might just be for you.
And 6 months from now, your business & life can be COMPLETELY transformed!
“My business didn’t thrive, and the work I was doing didn’t make me happy.
And I wasn’t very happy in general, really – I often felt empty or bored.
I’d been trying to break through that, even with the help of other coaches, for about 8 years.
But nothing worked.
Until I started to work with Brigitte.
My life changed completely in the first 6 months of our coaching:
I found inner peace; I love my work more; I rarely feel bored; I now love life and myself; and my inner critic is so much quieter.
I live more and more from my soul, and recently my business is shifting into a form that truly fits and serves me.
I have more energy, more free time, and I am happier overall.
Everything is so much better now.
And it only gets better and better!
It’s truly wonderful to work with Brigitte.
She’s loving, wise, honest, and completely tuned in to my truth and my soul.
She sees my full potential and brilliance, and helps me expand into that all the time.
I know that even more is possible for me, and that’s why I signed up for another round of coaching with her.
Thank you, Brigitte!!”
Petra Jungblut, jungblutcreatie.nl
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