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Words of Encouragement

Challenges and difficulties are a part of life and words of encouragement can often help you get out of your rut. It's easy to tell someone to hang in there and to keep a positive outlook when they are going through tough times but when it happens to you, keeping your chin up isn't always the easiest thing to do. Even so, it's not impossible. There are a lot of things you can do to help you stand back up and move forward. Whether you've been dealt with a setback while working towards your goal, lost a loved one, or just feel down, inspirational words of encouragement can help.

Words can have a powerful impact on your mindset. Although we've all heard the saying, "Sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never hurt me", the fact is that words really do have an impact on how we feel. Often times, when things seem pointless, when you've just come face to face with yet another failure, it can seem as though it's the end. It can seem as though no matter how hard you try, the life that you want will always be just out of reach.

During these times, some positive words of encouragement can help you shift your focus. When it comes down to it, how you feel is really just about what you focus on. What words of inspiration and encouragement will do for you is help you put things into perspective.

Who doesn't go through failures, setbacks, and challenges? We all do. In fact, after you get through this challenging time, you will have more to come in the future. Although that sounds pessimistic, it's also reality. Those who succeed in life and get what they want as well as those who are the most happiest aren't people who never face difficulties. If anything, they probably deal with more challenges than most people. The thing that makes them different is how they respond and react to those obstacles.

If you're looking for daily words of encouragement, what you can do is sign up for different newsletters that email you free words of encouragement quotes each day. The more you read these encouraging words, the more positive your mentality will be.

Below are just a few of them. Enjoy!

* When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long in the first place. - Unknown

* If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again. - Flavia Weedn

* If you're going through hell, keep going. - Winston Churchill

* You must do the think you think you cannot do. - Eleanor Roosevelt

* Get up!

* See a dear friend in your position. What would you say to encourage them?

* Challenges are inevitable. Getting back up however, is a choice.

* Are you really going to let this defeat you? After all the work, sweat, and tears you have put into this, you are going to give up now?

* Time heals all wounds.

* You're not alone. Many have gone before you. Many will go after you. The important thing to keep in mind is that you need to keep on going.

If you have any favorite words of encouragement you'd like to share, feel free to leave them in the comments below. Thanks!

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