Most of us avoid the hard things in life. That’s just natural. But the irony in life is that the hardships and the dark times are those events that hone our strengths and show us just how tough and resilient we can be.
Here are excerpts and graphics from my post Brave the darkness and flip negativity on its head created for Pinay.com.
The mystery of the dark side of Life is that it bears a gift—when you make it through, you’ll be stronger because of it. You’ll shine brighter and stronger than before.
So take heart and face your fears. You can brave the darkness and flip negativity on its head.
Some people might think that I have easy smiles and this positive attitude towards life because I have had an easy life. On the contrary, I have had my share of hardships and dark times.
I’ll tell you about one of my dark periods in life as a child growing up.
What I get from these sad and dark experiences of my childhood is that I was compelled to grow-up suddenly. I had to become emotionally mature on the spot from 8-years old and on…
Choose to come out of gloomy, excruciating experiences with grace and dignity.
“I wish I could show you, when you are lonely or in darkness, the astonishing light of your own being.”—Hafiz
Brave the darkness. “You will find ground to stand on. Or be given wings to fly.” — Edward Teller