Don’t beat yourself up!
We are humans and we always make mistakes.
However, we have this habit of torturing ourselves when we don’t achieve something we have worked hard for. Instead of doubting yourself, use it as a learning curve and think of other ways on how you can use it to get to the next level.
Our point of view matters in all the things we do. Despite the downfalls we experience, looking at positive angle of your situation.
It’s just like when you were given a chance to propose something to a prospective client but were rejected. Instead of feeling down, focus on the idea that you were the one who was given the chance to pitch, which means that your company trusts you.
When we acknowledge the little things, we get to enjoy the journey towards our dreams.
Acknowledge your progress.
Sometimes, reaching our dreams might take us twice as long as the others, not because we’re not good enough, but because we are being prepared for a bigger one. What matters most is what you do while you work your way towards success.
Although not everything we do gets us an express ticket to our dreams, it’s important that we get to acknowledge what we have done so far. Look back and be proud of our accomplishments.
Make a habit of listing down things that you've achieved or done correctly. This way you can reflect on how you overcame challenges and what are the elements and character traits that helped you get to that level. Remember that we all have our own timelines and you just have to be patient to reach success!
It’s not enough to just be optimistic and acknowledge your progress because you won’t get to your destination if you don’t keep going. This is a big deal because it’s harder to move forward when you have something bothering you.
For instance, in applying for a job, you don’t just send in your resume to one company and wait for the outcome. You apply to as many as possible to get more chances of being hired.
Aside from looking for other ways to get your goal, you can also create your own ways to get closer to it. Sometimes, what we are aiming for becomes distant because we don’t get enough opportunities to achieve it. It’s like going for a trip but discovering the road towards it is closed. Will you stop and turn back? Or will you find a way to make a detour.
In reality, we don’t get our breakthroughs easily. But while we wait for it, we have to build ourselves up and keep going. Try other areas in your industry that would help you expand your horizon and be better.