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Words of wisdom for the overwhelmed and under-motivated

by Maria Kubitz

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Let’s cut the crap. You know you do it.

Everybody does it.

Some people do it waaaay more than others.


It’s the nemesis of everyone who has a dream, a goal, or a Point B.

It’s one thing to procrastinate because you’re uncomfortable doing something and delay a deadline. It’s an entirely different beast when it comes to hitting a brick wall on the road to reaching your goals in life and business.

Here’s the likely sequence of events:

  1. You create your life and career goals.
  2. You do the hard work of mapping out how to achieve them.
  3. You start down your path with adrenaline-filled excitement.
  4. You tackle some early hurdles and feel psyched.
  5. And then it happens…you reach an impasse that takes the wind completely out of your sails and leaves you stranded.

Staring longingly at the horizon but feeling it’s too far away and too difficult to get to; you feel stalled, overwhelmed, and full of self-doubt.

What to do?

Sometimes we all need some motivation to keep moving forward when we feel stuck and discouraged.

So do yourself a favor. Take a moment to ground yourself and then give your full attention to these words of wisdom that are sure to inspire and get you moving towards your life and career goals once again.

“I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.”

– Edward Everett Hale

“Always concentrate on how far you’ve come, rather than how far you have left to go.”

– Unknown

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.”

– Robert Louis Stevenson

“Success will never be a big step in the future; success is a small step taken just now.”

– Jonatan Mårtensson

“Don’t wait for your feelings to change to take the action. Take the action and your feelings will change.”

– Barbara Baron

“Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.”

– Benjamin Disraeli

“Better to do something imperfectly than to do nothing flawlessly.”

– Robert H. Schuller

Are you feeling it? Ready to take that next, baby step forward?

Focus on the small actions you can take right now to get back on track towards reaching your goals. Then keep your focus on putting one foot in front of the other to keep your momentum moving forward.

Not sure what small actions you should take? Download our Overwhelm Eliminator right now to get the clarity and traction you need.

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Maria Kubitz
With over twenty years in a successful marketing communications career at companies ranging from huge corporations like Hewlett-Packard to small startup environments with less than ten people, Maria has seen first-hand what works and what doesn't. In 2012, Maria launched a grief support website where her honest, heartfelt writing has helped ...read more

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