Just Because You Have A Bad Day Doesn't Mean You Have A Bad Life

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By Tylia Flores

My life circumstances have made me all too familiar with having difficult days and dealing with obstacles.

First of all, my condition, Cerebral Palsy, affects all of my limbs. In addition, I suffer from other chronic illnesses. So, I know what it’s like to have a bad day.

Despite this, I don’t let every difficult day define my life, and you shouldn’t either.

There are many lessons to be learned and many things to embrace each day. Even on our worst days, we can find something to be grateful for. This can be something as small as a kind gesture from a stranger or a beautiful sunrise.

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Whatever it is, it’s imperative to stay positive and focus on the good things in life, even when times are tough.

In order to succeed, you have to keep pushing forward. You have to keep remembering that difficult days happen to everyone, but the pain is temporary.

I am motivated to be the best person I can be in society when I have a bad day. The fact that some days are harder than others does not define my life.

My life is not defined by anything. Instead, bad days motivate me to have a better day the next day and to be a better person.

I truly believe that a bad day does not define your life. It just brings you one step closer to where you want to go. It also keeps you focused on where you want to go. So does a bad day really define you?

There are 365 days in a year. During these 365 days, you have the opportunity to do something great. So rather than letting one bad day define your life, focus on the good ones.

It’s like taking a journey with a few bumps in the road and turning it into something inspirational.

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While bumps may slow you down and make you pause, they don’t have to stop you from reaching your destination. Instead, they can be seen as learning opportunities that help you grow so that you can eventually reach your destination with more wisdom and strength.

It is important not to let your bad days define who you are or who you will become in life because these days don’t define you one bit. What defines you is what you do to keep going despite the obstacles and challenges along the way.

So the next time you have a bad day, remember that it does not define your life or your future, and most importantly, it does not define who you are and where you are going.

The ocean does not consist of a single wave. At times, it may be turbulent and powerful, but it will eventually calm down. And the ocean will remain strong no matter what.

We will all inevitably face bad days at some point. So don’t let bad days define your life because you are headed for a bright future.

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Tylia Flores is an author and a writer for Unwritten and Digital Fox. She writes primarily on topics of relationships, mental health, and lifestyle. Visit her author profile on Unwritten for more of her work.

This article was originally published at Unwritten. Reprinted with permission from the author.