Here's a little story to help you move forward...
One day on a farm in a beautiful little village, there was a group of donkeys in a small field. The farmer was away for a small business trip and one of the donkeys managed to venture off on the village streets. After some time roaming the streets, the donkey came to the village well and decided to peak in. No sooner had he done so and down he went to the bottom of the well.
Finding himself in a serious dilemma, he began to panic and cry profusely! The local farmers and citizens heard the horrible cries and all gathered around the well, where a lowly donkey lie in distress.
They asked themselves: "What can be done?" Recommendations were made but to no avail. They were not equipped with the necessary tools and resources to get the job done. So when all options were exhausted, they concluded that the best thing to do is to put the donkey out of its misery, by simply burying it alive in the well. So everyone went to their homes and picked up their shovels, with the sole determination to bury the donkey alive assuming this was in the donkey's best interest.
Note: I want you to understand that these villagers truly believed that what they were doing was in the donkeys best interest, according to their limited knowledge and resources.
So one by one they started to shovel in the dirt. As the dirt hit the donkey, he shook it off and took a step up. Once again the dirt came and once again he shook it off and took a step up. After doing this for about 20 minutes, the donkey realized that his freedom was near, because the more dirt came in, the higher he went! Imagine how shocked they were, when the donkey casually walked out of the well - accomplishing what they considered an impossible goal!
He was literally using their doubt and lack of resources to reach his goal!
So when you have loved ones who are telling you it can't be done and that they're just doing what's best for you, use their doubt as a way to fuel you positively by just shaking it off and taking a step up. Every time they doubt you, they are figuratively shoveling in more dirt. Just shake it off and step up, shake it off and step up. As you do this consistently you will, over time, casually walk out of the well and imagine how shocked they will be when you've done what they considered an impossible goal!
The donkey could have just sat there and gave up on his goal. He could have bought in to their doubt and settled for being buried alive but instead he chose to shake it off and take a step up. What will you choose to do? The choice is yours but I recommend you go for it at all cost! Just know that their intentions are good, according to their limited knowledge and resources, but that you don't have to buy into it! You need to just shake it off and step up every single time.
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