Thursday, April 29, 2010 #215

“I was taught that the way of progress is neither swift nor easy.”

~Marie Curie

It is important to remind yourself from time to time that this journey you are on is supposed to be hard.  Nothing worth achieving comes easily.  Satisfaction and happiness are borne from reaching heights that seemed hard to imagine, let alone reach.  As you face yet another setback, receive difficult feedback, or fail at a task, remember to forgive yourself and forge ahead.  Be thankful for the challenges – they give you the chance to recalibrate, ensure you are on the right track, allow you to make necessary adjustments, and help ensure success on the next attempt.  Or the one after.  Or the one after that…