What Are You Going to Do About It?
Stop letting them control you.
At the end of the day, this is your life. That means it's up to you, and only you, to take control. It's up to you to take your life back, and it's up to you to defeat your struggle. Don't get me wrong—I know life can be difficult. Some of life's seasons will emotionally cripple you, and I'll be the first to say that I understand how much life can hurt.
That being said, complaining about the things you aren't willing to change won't do you any good. Complaining about a situation you have control over won't help your situation to change for the better. Making huge changes is easier said than done, but I need you to understand something: there's no other way. Many of the people reading this right now have been in horrible situations for years, and they feel lost. They feel powerless, and they have no idea what they're going to do with their lives. They feel inadequate, and they feel as though positive change simply isn't a possibility.
Let me ask you something—do you have what it takes to make a change? I've gone back to today's message time and time again, because I think it's truly important. Change might be something as simple and quick as thirty minutes of your time. If you're trying to change your health for the better, you and I both know that you can commit to running or walking a mile every day. When it comes to taking your health to the next level, dedicating even half an hour every day is huge.
I have a question for you, and although it might initially come off as insensitive, I promise that my question comes form a place of love and care. If you're reading this right now, whoever you are, you want to make a change for the better. You want to achieve your goals, and you want to cultivate the life you deserve. So let me ask you a question—what are you going to do about it?
Like I said, change can be simple. Change can start small, and change can help you fall in love with yourself. Sometimes, life forces us to change. All of us have been through it at some point or other—things we believe are bad in the moment turn out to be the greatest blessings that could have happened to us. Maybe you got fired from a job and felt terrible, then moved into a different position that would ultimately prove better for you. Maybe you lost a relationship and later realized how toxic it was.
Life sometimes forces us to change, but you don't have to wait for life. If you want a better life, you're going to have to do something about it. If you want to achieve your goals, it's your responsibility to get started, no matter how small your first step is.
It all starts with you.