Growth is not failure

Potato covered in sprouts that are leafing out

“Don’t waste another second thinking that you’re failing when really all you’re doing is growing.” ~Chani Nicholas

Growth, by definition, leads us into the unknown, the unfamiliar, and the uncomfortable. It’s easy for that discomfort to make us think that we are failing as we find ourselves outside of the what we’ve always known and done. Don’t let yourself be fooled! Growth may be uncomfortable, but it’s always good!

The real difficulty

girl sitting on bench looking down with dark clouds all around her

“The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.” ~Maya Angelou

Whether the challenge is in healing, in pursuing your dreams, or in transforming your life, the real difficulty we face over and over again is changing how we think about ourselves. We must recognize our inherent worth and beauty to be able to move forward into the life we long for.

Where do you need to change how you think of yourself?

How to become a butterfly

butterfly resting on a flower

“How does one become a butterfly?” she asked.
“You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.”
~Trina Paulus

We have to let go of what we know and are comfortable with to reach for our dreams. That always means facing risk and the discomfort of change.

But your dreams are worth it! What do you need to let go of in order to transform into who you want to be?

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