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Everything Going Against You


"When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it." Henry Ford

When everything is going along smoothly, you feel like nothing can stop you.

The true test of success comes when you run up against challenges, or people who put roadblocks in your path. How do you handle them?

Don't let setbacks get you down. Studying successful people will show you that they did not attain their success without first overcoming challenges.

When Beethoven was 26 years old, he started experiencing hearing problems, which later became total deafness. Yet, Beethoven went on to compose some of his greatest works after his hearing loss. He had a strong passion for music, and even though everything seemed to be going against him, he showed tremendous determination to overcome his challenge and fulfil his desire to compose.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Catherine Pulsifer is one of the editors of Words of Wisdom 4 U, http://www.wow4u.com. You will find a collection of motivational thoughts, stories, quotes, poems, smiles, proverbs, and more at Words of Wisdom 4 U!


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Huffington Post

Internal vs. External Motivation: How to Build an Exercise Routine You'll Stick To
Huffington Post
And the reason we enjoy it is highly dependent on where our motivation to run comes from. If you've ever struggled to stick to a fitness plan -- or any plan, really -- the solution could be as simple as channeling your motivation from the right source ...



MLSsoccer.com

FC Dallas hope to use "a little extra motivation" in Saturday's playoff ...
MLSsoccer.com
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ESPN (blog)

Kentucky football uses undefeated hoops team as motivation
ESPN (blog)
Do Kentucky fans know that spring practice is taking place? Are they aware that the football team is hard at work, eager to get over last season and take the program to the next level? Or are they too consumed with the basketball team and its quest for ...

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Bucks Local News

MOVIE REVIEW: Get motivated to see 'Zero Motivation' … it 'packs plenty of ...
Bucks Local News
You might imagine that every member of the Israeli Defense Force is a lean, mean fighting machine. The satirical dramedy, “Zero Motivation,” will quickly disabuse you of any such misconception. The film takes place in a country in which an Army hitch ...



NYU Washington Square News

Softball captain talks motivation, perfectionism
NYU Washington Square News
Softball captain and Gallatin junior Kahala Bonsignore does not need a Buzzfeed quiz to tell her she most resembles Monica Geller from Friends. Bonsignore admitted to relating to Monica's obsession with perfection — the quality that nearly convinced ...



NJ.com

What added motivation will the Devils have against the Washington Capitals?
NJ.com
NEWARK — The last time the Devils faced the Washington Capitals was on Dec. 20 at Prudential Center. That was six days before Pete DeBoer was fired as head coach and replaced by the 3-man coaching triumvirate of Adam Oates, Scott Stevens and Lou ...

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Seniors grapple motivation loss and offer tips to cure "senioritis"
MSU State News
There seems to be a common occurrence among many seniors who face graduation and the start of their life in the real world. Senioritis. Even though senioritis isn't considered to be an official affliction many students are familiar with the idea of it ...



CBS Local

Denton Teacher Remakes Uptown Funk As STAAR Test Motivation
CBS Local
DENTON (CBSDFW.COM) - “STAAR Test we're gon' give it to you, STAAR Test we're gon' give it to ya. It's testing day, we've learned a lot, Don't believe me just watch!” sings Denton ISD 6th grade reading teacher Kelli Hauser in her remake of the year's ...



Atlanta Black Star

New Study Questions the Importance of Student Motivation When Trying to ...
Atlanta Black Star
According to Tom Loveless, a Brookings scholar who recently conducted a study to see if student motivation really mattered, getting kids interested in education may not actually result in improving test scores. When reports indicate that a certain ...



New York Post

Alderson admits money motivation for Harvey's date
New York Post
A day after the Mets set their rotation to start the season, general manager Sandy Alderson on Tuesday didn't dispute the idea Matt Harvey was eliminated from consideration for the home opener because the club wanted a big gate at Citi Field the ...

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