Hope is a powerful thing.
It is the expectation of good things to come. Even a mere glimmer of hope can keep one going through the darkest of times.
Life has the tendency to throw you many a curveball. There can be many devastating circumstances you may have to live through.
It is hope that gets you through these times. It helps you persevere and keeps you going.
Hope is Hard Work
For some, hope and positivity come easily. But even the most optimistic individual is likely to be struck down by unfortunate situations and extreme adversity.
In this period of one’s life, it can be hard to ignore the negativity, to look toward a brighter future. Keeping hope alive—even a small glimmer of it—is what can help you get through.
Giving up is easy; holding on to hope takes work. It is an active decision you make, one you make with the knowledge that there is a light at the end of the tunnel, where life gets better.
Working to Keep Hope Alive
Hope can persevere through the simplest of actions. Look for inspiration around you—be it in the form of books, art or wonderful role models.
Always look for the silver lining, pushing out negative thoughts and replacing them with positives. If you feel too overwhelmed by whatever adverse situation is at hand, take a step back and shift your perspective. Reassess it and reevaluate, and envision solutions rather than focusing on what has already occurred.
Take a break when you need to—self-care is crucial!
The path of hope and never giving it up is a long and winding one, but one with considerable reward.
Scott Burrows understands the power of hope—the way a little bit of perseverance can take your life to places you never could have imagined.
His tragic accident left him in a position where there seemed to be no room for hope, and yet he came out the other end – not unscathed, but definitely a new man with big dreams and even bigger accomplishments.
Now, he is an inspirational keynote speaker with presentations centering on perseverance, mindset and the power of will. Read testimonials to find out just how much of an impact his words leave on people, and get in touch with us to hire him for your next event!