When you find yourself on the hard path that life often brings, do you frame it with a "poor me" narrative or do you discover the lessons and growth within the struggle? The hard path kind of sucks when you're in it. But, take time to reframe the struggle and embrace the new knowledge and strength that comes from it.
I climbed the stairs to the top of an observation tower to get this view. As the cool crisp breeze grazed my cheeks, I took a look around at the wintery scene and I found it exhilarating. I recognized how following new paths, experiencing new adventures and rethinking the struggle is absolutely empowering.
The effort it takes by truly participating in your life is better than sulking as a bystander from the sidelines. 😎