We all get to the point where we want to quit, but only a select few of us have the inner fortitude to push through the tough times and get to where we want to be.
I’m not a quitter. My parents taught me about pain tolerance and I am very grateful for them for teaching me about determination.
But as I’ve been through more and more tribulations in my life, I’ve learned some practical tips to manage pain and manage doubt when I am feeling discouraged. It’s one thing to say that you are “stronger than your pain” and hype yourself up with motivation. It’s another to actually have a few coping skills up your sleeve that you can depend on when you aren’t feeling motivated or inspired.
Here’s three that I can share with you.