Sometimes, our path seems to be filled with roadblocks that leave us wondering why life is so difficult. In these moments use mindful awareness to remember that some things are out of our control and that the best gift we can give ourselves is to choose to see our role in that experience, free of judgment, and to take note of how we feel.
By doing all that and responding and processing those feelings mentally, emotionally, and physically, you assist yourself in rising to the challenge, so you are better able to focus on your desired intention. It is from this concentrated space that you can choose the power of positive thoughts, like hope and optimism, to fuel you.
Listen to this brief guided exercise to help you bring awareness to the roadblocks in your life and rise to the challenge to get past them: