Get unstuck
Motivation,  Wellness

How to be unstuck and live a purposeful life

The feeling of being stuck comes to everyone at some point in life. It’s easy to remain in the same place because of fears that we create in our minds. Becoming unstuck is easier with a mindset change.

We often feel stuck as a result of being too hard on ourselves or comparing ourselves to the success of others.

Being stuck is not bad if you see the positive in it. Sometimes it’s exactly the feeling we need to get us unstuck and to a place of being real to ourselves. It gives the push we need to live out our purpose in life.

I have often felt stuck and unable to get out of my rut. I only got an awakening when I changed my view on life. My brain was telling me that I need to make some changes and realign myself.

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The power of positive affirmations

The power of positive affirmations in your life will open you up to new possibilities where you are able to see and seize them. Get this book on Positive Thoughts to help with your affirmations.

‘You are great’. ‘You can do this’. ‘I am enough! Those are just a few positive affirmations I use when the odds are stacked against me.

Sometimes the cares of this world easily engulf us. Therefore, you need to keep in mind that even after the darkest night there will be a sunrise. That hope is fuel enough to propel you to living a meaning, purposeful life and getting out of your slump.

Do something

It’s easy to wallow in self-pity when don’t seem to be going your way. A harsh but true reality is that nothing ever changed from doing nothing about it.

You need to decide that you want to get out of your rut. Work toward finding what you love. Then do more of the things that bring you joy.

Make a plan and stick to it. It can be hard to get moving when you’ve been stuck for too long. The first step may be the hardest but it gets easier with time and practice.

Embrace the change

Success is not a destination, it’s an evolving process because you’re constantly growing and learning new things in life. It’s a journey that must be embraced wholeheartedly.

Be open and willing to accept the new things that may unfold. Embrace the flow of abundance and all things awesome that are awaiting you.

You might not be where you want to be but you are certainly at a better place than you used to be. So, better things are destined to come. Keep moving. Take that next step to bring you closer to a fulfilled life.

Celebrate the small things

Acknowledge your small wins. Whether you went a day without cursing or a day without complaining and entertaining a negative thought. At times it’s a day without sugar; a day you had one more glass of water. Whatever the win, it’s an achievement.

Celebrate all those moments because they build up to make you a better person. It’s not so much what happens but how you respond to what happens that will determine how you overcome.

Be kind to yourself

We can’t account for everything that happens. We can’t control all circumstances but the one thing that we can control is ourselves. How we react, how we feel and how we let it affect us.

Don’t beat yourself down at every turn for everything that goes wrong. Be kind to yourself and learn in growth from your mistakes. It is easier said than done, but it takes one kind thought at a time.

Delay is not denial. Timing is everything in life, sometimes we are not yet ready to receive all that the universe has in store for us. As a result, it’s at this very moment that you need to take stock of your life. Be active in changing your life for the better.

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Let go of past mistakes

The past does not define you. If you have goals you have not yet achieved, it’s ok. You can always start on a clean slate. Use your mistakes as lessons to grow.

Let go of the blame, doubt and guilt you may be harbouring. You can’t change the past but you can make your present and future great. Forgive yourself and set yourself free.

The power of being unstuck is an exhilarating, exciting yet nerve-wracking feeling of total freedom. In return, you get an amazing sense of a heavyweight lifted off of your shoulders.

Gain clarity and zeal to face each day and slay your goals. Get up and dust yourself off.

You’ve got this!

Love, Everyday


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