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Why You Need to be Challenged

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What is it that compels people to be fearful, to think and act like part of the herd, to say I won’t or I can’t rather than I WILL?

For the majority of us, it is the desire for safety refuge, security - in short, the inclination is to play it safe and remain in our comfort zones.

, I’ll be sharing with you 10 reasons why challenges are so important if you want to unleash your greatness. It all begins with understanding the nature of a challenge and its impact on human performance

“That which does not kill us makes us stronger” – Friedrich Nietzsche

The human body serves as the perfect metaphor for understanding the importance of a challenge, for the simple reason that the body is built to adapt and respond to demands that are placed upon it. The stronger the demand, the stronger the response.

A Challenge Develops Mental Toughness

It’s actually pretty simple. You either rise to meet the mental demands and physical rigors of a challenge, or you succumb to them. And because victory begins in the mind, all challenges are initially won or lost between your ears.

A Challenge Inspires Courageous Acts

The conceptual opposite of courage is cowardice. We are therefore confronted with the reality that we either habitually practice courage, or we habitually practice cowardice. Courage is remarkable in that it takes on the form of every virtue at the testing point.
A Challenge Tests Your Limits

When you rise to meet a challenge, you will never be the same again. You either cope or crumble. You become better or bitter. You emerge stronger or weaker

People who should listen to theis show are counselors, therapists, entrepreneurs