3 Steps Forward 2 Steps Back

You don’t have to be around very long to be confronted with the reality that life can (and will be) difficult. We all have struggles that set us back and haunt us longer than we would like to admit.

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Over this past year, I have been really intentional about working on me. One of my main focuses was on my self-talk after I began to realize how hard I was on me. After listening to my own negativity I knew that I needed to do something about it.

It’s funny because I consider myself a pretty encouraging person. I always look on the bright side and see the glass as half empty. With my friends, I am able to encourage them by pointing out their strengths and what they bring to the table. But when it came to myself I seemed to be at a loss for words.

Working On Me

As I have been working on the words I tell myself the truth is this week has felt like a struggle. Like I take 3 steps forward and then somehow find myself taking 2 steps back. It can be frustrating. So as I picked up my guitar to start this week’s track I felt that I should play those feelings. This is what came out…

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Let’s Keep Moving

No matter what you are facing today, if you feel defeated or like a conquer just know that you are not along in your journey and there will be good days and bad days. Sometimes it’s 3 steps forward. Other days it’s 2 steps back, but don’t allow your self-talk to take you out of the game.

Just for today… We’ve got this!!


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