Adversity makes you stronger.

Sometimes the adversity can be small or minor and other times, it can be big or more serious. It may be unavoidable but there are certain things that can be done to make these testing times easier. It does not matter who you are.

None of us are immune or exempt from suffering pain on occasion in life and being confronted with some adversity. Quotes and phrases like this come to mind: “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”; “If you’re given lemons, make lemonade”; “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.”

If you are facing difficulty, know that you are coming out better and more determined on the other side. Ignore what the haters might say. You are valuable. Do not let people box you in. You are a Designers Original, not a cheap copy.

Do not talk yourself out of your dreams. Rise up in faith and know that when you believe it, you’ll see it. It may not seem like it at the time but facing adversity can make you better and stronger, it can allow you to better deal with future problems and adversity.

Believe in yours and what you are capable of doing. People who are able to turn difficulty into opportunity, start by believing that they are able to do so. Start thinking and seeing a better future.

Start by letting go of the idea that nothing better is possible. This will free you and connect the power to dream, that you have. Keep going and never give up.

Whether or not you believe in God, it is a useful reminde that getting from difficulty to new opportunity can be a long, exhausting, energy-draining process and with HIM by your side, he will never leave or forsake you.

Be kind to yourself as you are working to build from adversity. Do not beat yourself up or be impatient with yourself and do not give up, either.

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Until next week Tuesday, bye-bye for now.

Yours Truly
Tshepo Ishmael Phetoane
Editor: FS News Online