Daniella Whyte

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Lean In to Discomfort (Live. Pray. Hustle. 10/24/16)

Lean In to Discomfort (Live. Pray. Hustle. 10/24/16) (Right-click to download)

Lean In to Discomfort (Live. Pray. Hustle. 10/24/16)
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When we hit rock bottom, we need to sit there for a while and allow ourselves to feel the pain instead of looking for instant relief.

LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.

At Rock Bottom? Remember 3 Other Things (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 267)

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“Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.”
— J.K. Rowling

Life can make you feel like you’re sinking. You’re just falling and falling, drifting and drifting, with no grip or grasp of anything. Suddenly, you hit rock bottom and you realize two things. First, it can’t get any worse than what it is. And second, the only way to get out is by going up. While other factors may have contributed to where you are right now, you are completely responsible for what you choose to do with the rocks you’re sitting on — just sit there or build a ladder and climb out. Read more…

At Rock Bottom? Remember 3 More Things (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 266)

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“It is not in the still calm of life, or the repose of a pacific station, that great characters are formed. The habits of a vigorous mind are formed in contending with difficulties.”
— Abigail Adams

The mountains are there not to strike fear in our hearts. They’re there for an entirely different reason. The mountains are tests to challenge us. They are invisible and visible forces that pull us and push us to either move forward or stay stuck. The mountains in our lives desire to be climbed. They are the chance we’ve always wanted to prove how strong we can be and how seriously and desperately we want something. Overcoming challenges takes both faith and courage. And those who dare to have both are rarely disappointed. Read more…

At Rock Bottom? Remember 3 Things (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 265)

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“The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.”
— Moliere

I wish I could tell you that everybody who hits rock bottom survives. But you have been around too long and probably seen too much to believe that. Many people don’t make it ever up out of the pit because they feel all is hopeless and lost. But some people do. They find themselves in a situation that is unpleasant or uncomfortable, and they know deep down inside that this is not the way they were meant to live or how they imagine things should be. So they do things and tell themselves things to start the climb from rock bottom to the top. Read more…

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