Troubles In Life Are Not An End To Your Story—They’re Another Exciting Chapter

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Your life story doesn’t just say what happened, it says why it was important, what it means for the person you are, for who you’ll become, and for what happens next.

When a chapter ends, another begins and is in our own hands the possibility to write a new and more beautiful story.

Therefore, it’s up to us to focus all our energies not in trying to change our past but to focus all our energy in creating our present moment.

The situation does not determine your response. YOU determine your response. Take a moment to pause and remember who you truly are. Take time to reflect on the things that have real and lasting meaning in your life and you wouldn’t guess but …

DEVELOP THEM!

Sometimes you just have to accept the fact that things will never go back to how they used to be, and that this ending is really a new beginning.

What actually matters is that you leave the past where it belongs so you can make the best of the life that’s still available to be lived. This ending you’ve experienced is not THE END, it’s just your life beginning again in a new way. It’s a point in your story where one chapter transitions into the next.

YOU get to choose to live in your present and use it as a canvas to create the life that will bring you happiness and joy.

No matter how loud those voices call for you. You don’t have to answer. You can change the scene. Make a difference in your life first and…

Keep going. Be hungry for change. Break down those hard-hitting barriers in your life. Push through the hurt don’t look back. Get out and stay out. Above all, this is not going to be easy but is achievable and beyond worth it.

I believe that everything happens for a reason and every experience that I encounter makes me stronger and challenges are just a part of my everyday life. They make me stronger and without them, life becomes somewhat meaningless because I have nothing to compare the good times to. Facing them is a way for me to push myself and see what I am capable of.

Slowly I began realizing the stories I told myself were a key to unlocking my ability to control my internal narrative and how I arrange the plot points of my life into a narrative can shape who I am, —this is a fundamental part of being human.

And from there, in telling the story of how you became who you are, and of who you’re on your way to becoming, the story itself becomes a part of who you are.

One thing I always try to remember is that each sunset is necessary to have a new sunrise.

So, what story are you telling today? TC mark

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