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Obstacles are encountered by everyone; they are challenges and may give reason to ponder your direction. If at every turn there is an obstacle it could be the universe telling you that you are going in the wrong direction. Occasional obstacles must be dealt with and overcome. This can be easier said than done. Motivation, perseverance, determination and belief in yourself and in your abilities are all key factors in succeeding to overcome obstacles that lay in your path.
Most obstacles can be overcome by giving thought to the problem. Try to come up with possible solutions. Friends, family, mentors, organizations or the internet can help provide insight and possible solutions to overcoming an obstacle.
There are as many ways to overcome an obstacle as there are obstacles themselves. It is not as important as to when or how as it is to actually overcome something. If it is something that is stopping from achieving a goal or a dream then it must be overcome. The reward in overcoming obstacles whether real or perceived is always far greater than giving up or succumbing. To look back at your life years from now and having the sense of pride one feels in their hard earned accomplishments is truly an amazing feeling.
Where would we be as a whole if we gave up right as we were on the edge of a break through? Failure is part of it, as long as it doesn’t stop you. Thomas Edison found 1000 ways how to NOT make a light bulb!