How to Bounce Back from the Unexpected

Life has a tendency to throw us curveballs. Some are easily managed, but others can be harder to overcome.

Angela Nichole was young and carefree when she was involved in a head-on collision while driving. During recovery, she was told she would never walk again. She decided to prove everyone wrong.

Angela’s inspirational story led her to a new life as a motivational speaker and fitness coach, helping other people see in themselves what they’re often unwilling to see – their unlimited potential.

If you’re struggling to move on from an unexpected setback in your own life, Nichole suggests the following 4 essential steps:

  1. Make Up Your Mind

If you want something bad enough, you will get it. There’s just one trick – you have to make up your mind. The best way forward is to put mind over matter and commit to the new direction in your life. When you believe in yourself, that makes all the difference.

  1. Take Your Time

Whether you’re getting over a long-term relationship or healing from an injury, plan to move forward one step at a time. This will help you make wise and informed decisions about what’s next. The added bonus? When take your time you’ll gain new perspective and inspiration along the way.

  1. Find Balance

Unexpected setbacks are the perfect time to reassess the balance in your life. They say everything in moderation for a reason – it works! Find balance in what you do and how you do it, from your career to your exercise routine to how you spend your free time. The same goes for your attitude – take the good with the bad and you’ll find it easier to bounce back in the future.

  1. Stay Flexible

It’s important to note that once you commit to moving on, how you envision your new life may not be how it actually turns out. Stay flexible and you’ll be more willing to embrace the new direction your life takes. In addition, flexibility helps you to stay open to new opportunities in the future.

Unexpected setbacks don’t have to stop you from living a great life. Move on with intention and you can thrive!