The Confidence Formula: A Proven Plan for Overcoming Any Adversity

Challenges abound in the real world. Some people seem to be able to tackle any challenge with ease, while others appear to have trouble getting beyond setbacks. Taking on challenges head-on, in particular, may be quite satisfying for Pittas since it gives a sense of accomplishment and the potential for great payoff. The element of fire is very prominent in pittas. At least on some level, you seem to intentionally seek out challenges. Your higher self wants you to learn and grow, and the best tool for that in this life is actual life experience.

The challenge is that it’s not uncommon to keep running into the same problems over and over again. When this happens, it’s easy to lose the will to solve the problem and the ability to see the lesson in it. When problems escalate into serious ones, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and discouraged.

Since you are a co-creator of your universe, you have the power to overcome these challenges. This sense of accountability and self-awareness is the first step towards reaching a more evolved state of consciousness, where challenges are seen less as problems to be solved and more as doors through which one might get a glimpse of one’s true nature. For the proper hard choices  you need to have the right options.

Some techniques that may help you accept and confront your own personal challenges

Get in on the Action

This is typically the most crucial stage because of how obvious it is, but it is also the phase that is most often neglected. Rather of facing the issue head-on, people spend time attempting to find a way around it or moping about how hard it is. Nothing is given any attention, not even mundane things like a pile of dirty laundry or incomplete assignments. Putting off dealing with a problem won’t make it go away. This is true not only for major roadblocks but also for minor ones. You need to make it a top priority to deal directly with whatever is now in your path. This is the single most important step you can do.

Pay Attention

Never undervalue the value of physically being present. If you make it a practise to face your challenges head-on, even when you fail, with full present and awareness, you will find that most of your challenges are not problems at all. Instead, maybe we could interpret the challenges we confront as signs from the universe. Meditation may be a helpful tool at trying times because it allows you to refocus your attention on yourself and develop a calmer awareness of your surroundings. Asking yourself questions about how the problem affects you directly might help you get a better grasp of it.

Why is it so difficult, then?

These questions aren’t meant to help you come up with a solution, but rather to help you better grasp the nature of the problem and how it’s making you feel. You may try to think of a solution on your own first. No one can solve your problems for you, but they can help you make sense of them via their own insights.


No one but yourself can decide how you’ll process an event, even if that other person is acting as an authority or a collaborator. The task cannot be performed by anybody else. You buy more time to avoid dealing with the problem at hand the longer you spend seeking for guidance anywhere else than inside yourself.

Juanita Sapp

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