We’ve all been there, dreading to get out of bed to face another day of hurt and regret. Let’s face it – bad days are inevitable. But the question is – will you let the bad day hinder you or strengthen you?
The truth is you get to choose.
I’ve had my share of days where things just felt a little too tough to deal with – I felt lost, I felt like a failure, I wanted to stay in my safe space – which most times meant my bed, under the covers, just hoping I’d sleep my pain away and wake up to a brand new day.
It wasn’t until I began to realize, over time and with a lot of learning and practice, that despite feeling lost and beaten down – there was one thing I was in control of, and that was how I reacted to my circumstances.
As simple as this concept is – it gave me tremendous confidence. I began to feel empowered again. I felt prepared to take on challenges because I knew that I would pull through every time. I learned not to be so hard on myself and that it’s okay to have these days. I learned that I could choose to feel the pain without letting it break me; I could choose to use the pain to help me grow and learn.
We know life can throw brutal challenges our way, but we can either fall victim or become the hero of our own story.
So, the next time you feel the onset of another lousy day, put on your metaphorical superhero cape (or literal – this is a judgement-free zone!) and bring it on! You are strong, and you are capable of turning your pain into power.
And, if you need a little added inspiration, I’ve put together 20 quotes to get you out of a funk. These will motivate you to persevere and continue to push through towards living the life of your absolute dreams!
Have a look through and don’t forget to PIN your favourites!
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20 Motivational Quotes To Get You Out of a Funk:
#1. “At the end of the day, let there be no excuses, no explanations, no regrets.” — Steve Maraboli
#2. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” — Arthur Ashe
#3. “When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.” — Elon Musk
#4. “Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively; unless you can choose a challenge instead of competence.” — Eleanor Roosevelt
#5. “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” — Confucius
#6. “It’s only after you’ve stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform.” — Roy T. Bennett
#7. “In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.” — Nikos Kazantzakis
#8. “Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” — Julie Andrews
#9. “You have to accept whatever comes, and the only important thing is that you meet it with the best you have to give.” — Eleanor Roosevelt
#10. “What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.” — Ralph Marston
#11. “Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.” — Walter Elliot
#12. “Rejection is an opportunity for your selection.” — Bernard Branson
#13. “Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” — Lao Tzu
#14. “Either you run the day or the day runs you.” — Jim Rohn
#15. “Only he who attempts the absurd is capable of achieving the impossible.” — Miguel de Unamuno
#16. “Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.” — John F. Kennedy
#17. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” — Les Brown
#18. “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” — Napoleon Hill
#19. “Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.” — George Herbert
#20. “Motivation will almost always beat mere talent.” — Norman Ralph Augustine
There you have it! I hope you’ve found some motivation to help get you out of that funk you’re in. And remember, I believe in your abilities – it’s about time you believe in them as well. As always, thanks so much for stopping by <3