Keep moving forward!!!!!!!!!! 

“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we are curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” —Walt Disney.

When things go wrong, as they will always do, keep your heart above water and persevere. 

When talking about Emotional Fitness, Barton Goldsmith Ph.D, speaks about 10 reasons why one should keep moving forward.

Here are his 10 Reasons to Keep Moving Forward:

  1. Don’t give up. Once you quit, it is never quite the same. Whether it’s a relationship, a job, or your life, you are in charge of your choices. Giving up may enter your mind, but find some way to keep going, even if you have to do things a little differently.
  2. Take it one day at a time. It can be tough going in this world we have created. Former lovers sue each other, companies fire people to increase the bottom line, and there are evil people out there who get their kicks by hurting others.
  3. Love and prosperity can come in a minute, so be ready. You really do never know what tomorrow will hold. I have seen things change drastically, and for the better, overnight. And even if it takes a little longer, that is better than hiding from the world.
  4. Stay positive. The world is not your enemy. Albert Einstein once said, “We all need to see the Universe as friendly.” This is true wisdom from a great man who knew more about the nature of things than most anyone.
  5. Go at your own pace, but don’t stop moving forward. You may have been beaten down, but you are not broken. Even if you have suffered and lived through a life-altering trauma, if you still have a beating heart and air in your lungs, you can get back on your feet.
  6. Remember, it’s not a race. If you do just one thing a day, you will reach your goal. Sometimes even doing that one thing can seem overwhelming, and if so, just get started and you can always give yourself the weekend off. Pretty soon you will find that doing this work to get to the next level of your life is actually rewarding, and you will start to feel better.
  7. Even making a little progress can go a long way. The key is to stick with what you’ve started. It’s kind of like writing a book. In the beginning, you have an idea, or maybe several, but by writing one page at a time, you will complete the book and feel pretty great about yourself. Progress is a great healer.
  8. Recognize that what you are going through now is not permanent. Sadly, there are things we can do nothing about, but we have a lot more control over our own moods and actions than most people think. Whatever circumstance you are dealing with, your job is to nurture the strength within you. Doing this will bring you greater stability and success in all areas.
  9. Think about your thinking. If you don’t think you will make it, it could become a self-fulfilling prophecy. Research says that up to 80 percent of our thoughts are negative, and that needs to change. When you learn to recognize your negative thoughts, you can begin to think more positively, which will make you feel better about yourself and your life. Imagine having 80 percent positive thoughts!
  10. Learn to deal with disappointment. When Murphy’s Law is in full force, you may wonder why you are even trying. The truth is that successful people in all walks of life have to deal with disappointment sometimes. It’s part of the deal. The trick is to not let disappointments stop you. Ever.

Do not let life throw you offtrack. Take the time you need to refocus and gain some clarity. You will be well prepared for your next adventure. I have never been frightened of failure but of trying to fail again and again.

Even when things seem unachievable, dreams look like they can never be realised, when you are the laughing stock of everyone, when it seems like you are moving around in circles; remember not loose hope or faith and KEEP MOVING FORWARD.

If you can’t fly, then run. If you can’t run, then walk. If you can’t walk, then crawl. I always do and hope you do too.

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Until next week Tuesday, bye-bye for now.
Yours Truly
Ishmael Phetoane
Editor: FS News Online

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