One big question a lot of people and students alike ask themselves is “…can I do it?” If only everyone on the planet kept asking this same question without taking a step, nothing would be done; Thomas Edison wouldn’t have invented the electric light bulb; there wouldn’t be Walt Disney; Henry Ford would have lost hope long time ago, Abraham Lincoln wouldn’t have become the President of United States.
What many fail to understand is that the mind is the limit. As long as the mind can envision the fact that you can do something, you can do it, as long as you really believe 100 percent – Arnold Schwarzenegger.
If you say to yourself, Oh! I can’t do this, then you can’t. You need to begin looking beyond the obstacles and tell yourself, “I can do it.” Walt Disney once said, “If you can dream it, you can do it.” No matter what you are going through, or how stormy the road is, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. If others can do it, then you can do it. If you’ve done it before, then you can do it again. You need to dump the negativity and embrace the positivity. Do away with every pessimism and welcome optimism.
Others think/say you can’t do it. Even your parents, siblings, friends, teachers, colleagues, boss and country say you can’t. Probably, you are starting to believe you can’t. Help yourself by turning deaf ears to negative people and strongly believe in yourself.
There once was a bunch of tiny frogs who got together to arrange a competition to reach to the top of the highest tower in town.
As the date for the competition was announced, the news spread everywhere and crowd in large numbers gathered around the tower to see this interesting competition and cheer on the contestants. The crowd did not really believe any of these little frogs were going to make it to the top of the tower. Yet they were curious…
The competition began, the frogs quickly started to ascend and the crowd cheered!
As a few moments passed, someone from the crowd shouted, “Not a chance that they will succeed! The tower is too high!”
Another spectator said, “Yes, they will never make it to the top. It’s way too difficult!”
As the competition continued, some of the tiny frogs began collapsing. One by one… tired… exhausted… But the race continued… as those who still had the fight left, passionately continued to climb higher and higher…
In the excitement and anxiety the crowd continued to yell, “It is too difficult. No one will make it!”
More tiny frogs got tired and gave up. They all continued to give up one by one, until there was only ONE little frog left in the competition who continued to climb higher and higher and higher…
This one wouldn’t give up!
This one tiny frog who, after a big effort was the only one who reached the top! This little soul was the winner! He made it! He got the glory!
Naturally, everyone wanted to know how this one tiny frog managed to pull it off when every other contestant gave up. Everybody wanted to know how this tiny frog had found the strength to reach this goal that everyone else thought it was impossible. So, they asked questions.
It turned out that the winner was deaf.
Just like that tiny frog, you need to turn deaf ears to mediocre minds and turn blind eyes to others who are giving up. Never let anyone tell you; you can’t do it; you can’t fulfil your dreams and goals; you can’t succeed. They might laugh at your every attempts and failures. However, you just need to keep rising after every fall. When you succeed, those jeers become cheers. Ask anyone who succeeded, one thing that kept moving was the fact that they believed in themselves, even when none did believe in them. When you feel down with no strength to rise and push on, read 30 Iconic Quotes on Failure To Inspire Students.
Hello, you can do it.
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