"A challenge can be seen as a problem, or it can be seen as an opportunity to learn or do something different."
"In every adversity there lies the seed of an equivalent advantage. In every defeat is a lesson showing you how to win the victory next time."
"Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant."
"The challenge of burnout can be especially taxing for creative, goal-oriented people. When these people blame themselves for their situation, the feeling of exhaustion only gets worse, and they feel helpless."
"Adversity introduces a man to himself.
"Just realize that if you can instantly create a problem, you can just as quickly and easily create a solution!"
"Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater."
"So next time someone is going on and on, about something they are going to do, challenge them to stop talking, and make their dreams come true.
Julie Hebert, Words Without Actions
"There is no education like adversity."
"The greatest challenge, after completing your priority list, is to actually motivate yourself to do the most important, or sometimes the most difficult items first."
Byron Pulsifer, How To Accomplish More
"Be thankful for each new challenge, because it will build your strength and character."
"I can remember a colleague of mine saying to me in everything there is a good aspect to it, but the problem is most people focus only on the challenge and fail to look for the good in it."
Catherine Pulsifer, Difficult Situation as a Present
"Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity: Don't fight them. Just find a different way to stand."
"So don't negate the baby steps when you're trying to fulfill your dreams. On your journey, you may wobble and fall on your tush, but those baby steps will add up to a sensational stride."
Laurin Sydney, little things make a big difference
"Sometimes, things don't work out exactly as planned - but if you trust in the cycle of the seasons, you know that in the long term you will reap the harvest you have sown."
"There will always be things to bug you. Stop. Decide if the irritant is a real priority, if it is going to change the world. If not, get control of it, and yourself. Only worry about the things you can change and the things that really affect your performance."
Jim Hayhurst, Sr., The Right Mountain