One day a frog decided to reach for the top of a tree. All the frogs shouted ‘It’s impossible, It’s impossible…’ Still the frog reached the top… How? Because he was deaf and he thought that everyone was encouraging him to reach for the top.
But in order to be able to go against such odds, we first need to believe in ourselves. In the story above, our deaf frog really believed he could do it once he DECIDED to climb a tree. And that belief which he had in HIMSELF, made the criticism and disbelief of the frogs below appear as the support to keep on going.
He believed so realistically in his ability to climb a tree that he assumed they must be cheering for him because he was certain that they do believe in him as well. That’s the power of having a strong belief, it turns everything into a steppingstone to keep moving forward.
Have a deaf ear to the obstacles and negative comments, rather use them as motivation to achieve your goals. [read more]