“The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.” – Chinese proverb
It really is true. What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.
Sometimes it can seem like we have nothing left in us and our well is dry. Yet we always find something in us that helps us to keep pushing on.
Or perhaps when we’ve reached our limit and we can’t take anymore something happens which provides a way of escape. And in the end we come out a better person.
In light of the above, I want to share a few tips on how to face trials and still come out on top.
“You can’t please everyone, so you might as well please yourself.” – Gene Simmons
Anyone that knows me well knows that I am a huge KISS fan. Actually, huge is an understatement.
In my eyes, there is KISS, and then there is every other group. But that is a topic for another discussion. What I also love about KISS is the message they put out.
They put out the message to not only believe in yourself but more importantly to be yourself. To me that ties in perfectly with self improvement and it forms the basis for this blog post.
Have you ever been confronted with the idea that you should always be trying to please everyone? It seems like a noble idea but in the end it might please everyone but it won’t please you!
Here are 3 things to consider:
I really love that quote because that really sums up everything right there. Remembering it will help to solve a lot of problems and save a lot of time in the future.
We really can’t avoid people…they are everywhere! We can try, but sooner or later we all have to deal with people.
And to make matters worse, we sometimes run into…well to put it nicely, schmucks! It could be at work, in our social circle, on Facebook or even at church.
It is important to understand that people are people and generally speaking there are certain factors that are always constants. In this post I want to 8 share things that have worked for me when it comes to handling difficult people.