Stop Beating Yourself Up: Give Yourself Credit for How Far You’ve Come

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Happy May! In this fast-paced world, it’s easy to want to be at the finish line at the snap of a finger. When this doesn’t happen, giving up may cloud your thoughts. Everyone wants to be successful, but the reality is the road to success has many twists, turns, and bumps that can discourage you. Give yourself credit for your every little success along the way while keeping your eyes on your ultimate goal. Climb one step at a time to get there.

A Few Examples of People Who Failed and Succeeded

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  • One of the greatest fighters of all time, Muhammad Ali, lost 5 fights in his career. You can’t win them all, but you can keep moving forward.
  • Usain Bolt was eliminated in the first round of the 200 meters race in the 2004 Athens Olympics. He came back in 2008…

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