When you are doing something hard or dealing with major life events, you are trying to get through it. Often it feels impossible or insurmountable.
But when you are on the other side, you often forget. When hard things pass you forget about the struggle and you just remember the success (or failure). But success never comes easy. It takes skill, effort, patience, and perseverance.
Same when you fail. You remember how you felt when you failed but you forget about the struggles before.
The mind is a funny thing.
There are big and small disappointments and setbacks. They have come a similar set of emotions and you use the same skills to cope with them. They just differ in intensity.
Looking in the mirror
Attention and awareness are not the same things
Keep your eyes on the prize
The road not taken
A simple realization with profound insight
What Drives You