However down you’re feeling, don’t stop to hope for the best. As hope is the one thing that can help us get through the darkest time.
Have you ever felt your life is full of hopelessness and you can never be successful? Everything you do seems wrong and never works the way you want.
Even after you work hard for it and try over and over again, what you find is a dead end. And sometimes you feel very frustrated, disappointed with yourself, and almost give up chasing your dreams.
Even more so when everybody besides you has achieved success in their respective fields. Whether your family, friends, or anyone have achieved their dreams, and you didn’t yet, you’ll fe misearable. You feels like you are the biggest loser. And it hits you hard as if you are destined to fail.
Trust me; you are not the only one who feels the pains from it. Please remember this. Failure is okay as long as you never lose hope! Everyone has different experiences, different lifestyles, and even different paths. Even sometimes, horrible things happen to good people.
Thus, hope is there to make people keep moving forward, hoping to see that there is light despite all of the darkness (Desmond Tutu). Never limit your hope because hope is unlimited. Hope exists to make your dreams come true, and hope is for the future.
Let’s explore how you can broaden your hope and make them unlimited.
5 Ways to never limit your hopes
1. Be in the right circle
This is the best way to keep your hope high. Even if the flare of hope wants to disappear, being in the right circle will ignite it. Even more so, there is nothing much that you can achieve by being alone.
Find your true supporters. Regardless they are your beloved one, your friend, or your mentor. These guys are the ones who will indeed keep you on the right track, giving advice or giving a shoulder to lean on when the thing becomes hard.
“Trust is hard to come by. That’s why my circle is small and tight. I’m kind of funny about making new friends.”
2. Always be grateful
Everyone has their own problems, difficulties, and bad experiences. You might come from a wealthy or low-income family, but problems always find ways to mess with you. No one can escape from it!
But, the key to not losing hope is to always be grateful for whatever you have. How bad things are going on, there must be blessings we still possess.
Count your blessings and be grateful regardless of any situation you might encounter in your life. This tiny little thing will help you gain hope once again and take pleasure in everything in your life. In fact, it will drive you to never give up and still hope for the best.
“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.”
– Oprah Winfrey
“Everyone wants to be happy. Nobody wants to be in pain. But, you can’t have a rainbow without any rain.”
3. Have faith
Life rarely ever goes exactly as you planned. There are many times in your life when you really work hard for it and carefully plan for it, but in the end, it becomes a failure.
This kind of thing always makes you disappointed and loses hope in yourself. Who else will want to if you don’t have any faith in yourself? Instead, if you know what you are doing, and are doing the right thing, keep having faith. And let’s hope for the best.
Having faith is a tricky thing to do. You have to believe something will happen because there isn’t any indication that it will happen. Faith is going out there and working for it when the situations are rough and hard.
And keep in mind that if you wait for the situation to be easy to start chasing your dreams, you could be waiting forever. Trust me, no matter what happens, as long as you have faith, it will happen in the end. Hope for the best.
“Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles, and less than perfect conditions. So what? Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident, and more and more successful.”
– Mark Victor Hansen
“Always be yourself and have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and try to duplicate it.”
– Bruce Lee
4. Inspire yourself with a successful person
Everyone has their own experiences in their life. Even the most successful people in the world today has gone through difficult times to reach the top.
They learn from mistakes, turn them into success, and share them with us. Thus, learning or listening to successful people’s experiences will help you feel better about your own situation and never repeat their mistakes.
Furthermore, it would be best to believe that your conditions are not as poor as theirs and that there is always hope. So never limit your hopes. Take their experience as the inspiration to keep your hopes alive.
“Success? I don’t know what that word means. I’m happy. But success, that goes back to what, in somebody’s eyes, success means. For me, success is inner peace. That’s a good day for me.”
– Denzel Washington
5. Ignore the Toxic Person
Someone will become toxic in your life in everything you do. Whether in yoir career, life, or dreams. Their existence is threatening, but you can never get rid of them.
These guys are there when you don’t need them and say something disheartening and pessimistic about the situation you are in at the moment.
If you ever encounter these people, please don’t pay attention to these comments, as they will only make you more dejected and hopeless. Instead of listening to what these toxic and pessimists have to say and ruin your mind, you should imagine your dreams and have faith that it will come true one day.
Just ignore them. Really. Never ever let anyone else tell us we can’t do it. Never stop to hope for the best.
“Toxic people attach themselves like cinder blocks tied to your ankles, and then invite you for a swim in their poisoned waters.”
– John Mark Green
Whenever you feel hopeless and helpless, please keep believing that difficult times come and go, it didn’t last forever. Hope is the crucial thing in the process that keeps you moving forward.
And never limit your hope because hope doesn’t have any limit. So let’s just hope for the best!