When Life Knocks You Down, You can Choose to Get Back Up!

Updated on October 3, 2019
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The many trials of life will knock you down many times. Life is full of challenging roads. Besides, when life gets you down, you can choose to get back up, or you can give up and stay down.

The big question is what is one to do when they get knocked down? Should they choose to lay there and allow life to pass them by or continuously get back up?

My advice to you, do not be afraid to keep getting back up and try again. It doesn't matter how many times you fall or get knocked down, just don’t let the hard blow prevent you from getting back up, stop you from loving, prevent you from living or even bringing dreams to reality.

The severe storms of life will knock you down more times than you can count, but it doesn't matter how many times you fall - it matters how many times you keep getting up until the challenging time is over.

How do you keep your heads above water when you feel like life is pushing you under? Well, when you feel like quitting when things at its worst remember that if you be strong and hold on you will arrive at your best.

I must admit life is tough, but you have to be more stringent. Life will definitely knock you down, but one thing is for sure, the strong will get back up.

My knockdown experiences in life taught me - when life knocks you down and closes doors for you, it only means it is time to begin living up to your potential and move forward.

God will allow life to knock you down and close the doors because He knows if it does not knock you down you will not move forward unless you are forced to.

When life knocks you down, that does not mean you are weak or a failure, it only says pain comes with gain, no pain no gain.

Let me be the one to give you some insight. There are two kinds of pain; there is pain that hurts you, and there is pain that brings about gain and a change.

One sure thing is that life will knock you down, but it cannot keep you down forever, the strong will get back up.

In life, when things go wrong as we know that they sometimes will. When you feel tired, it is okay to feel so. When it seems like you are climbing the most rooted hill; when your energy is low, and you are not sure how to continue, where to go, when your debts are very high, and your breath seems it has gone - don’t frown. You need to smile and keep going.

Remember life is rough with every mile you travel, take a rest if you must, but just don’t quit. Real strength comes from within, and you have to be willing to struggle to continue regardless of what challenges block your way. Life will knock you down, but one thing for sure is that the strong will get back up.

When you go from being a winner to feeling defeated, it is necessary to remember that the greatest men and women in the world that are millionaire have been known to get knocked down.

Besides, one thing for sure as many times as a determined person fall down, they just as resistance to get back up again, and that's what it takes to win.

So, whether we struggled to stand up or allow life to knock us down, we must remember life will knock us down, but one thing for sure the strong will get back up.

One thing that’s as certain as we someday have to die is that somehow, sometimes, life will knock you down. Maybe your knockdown can be the choice you made to take a chance to love and trust the wrong individual which can be a devastating blow that just straight-out knocks you down.

However, when you find yourself knocked down on your butt by life, you have a choice to make. That decision can be to stay down, get nowhere in self-pity and get comfortable before a live audience playing the role of failure or you can pick yourself up, be among the strongest that know one thing is for sure, a tough person will get back up.

Three ways to get back up when life knock you down

  • Learn from life’s lesson: In life, we will get knocked down, but to be able to get up successfully we need to learn the lesson and turn the negative lesson into a positive one.
  • Surround yourself with positive people: Surround yourself with positive people who will lend a helping hand when you need one. People who will take the time to lift you up when life knocks you down.
  • Decide to keep trying & refuse to quit: There is entirely nothing that will hold a determines person down even if they getting knocked down, they won’t stay down for long they will get back up.

Love will knock you down

Life has many ways of knocking you down, but the primary approach is through love. Love brings about a feeling you can never imagine and feel before.

It is a feeling everybody wish to have forever. However, when you awake to the betrayal, love can bring about you can get a weak feeling that hurt all the way to the bone.

Sometimes you hurt, ache so much you find yourself gasping for air and need the energy to keep going. No one can explain or control the feeling of falling in love, whether it's for the first time or the nineteen times.

However, when it's your first time falling in love, you will feel on top of the world. Love has a way of sneaking up on you when you least expect it.

It brings about a feeling that will make you feel you on cloud nine. Because you are so new to love, you will be excited, but the day will come where you will know you have fallen for the wrong line because you learn you are a lover of romantic words.

You may even realize you share your first kiss with the wrong individual, the kiss you once felt and thought you were, so passion about now seem artificial, and the spark is gone.

But here how to look at life’s knockdown, if you never got knocked down by love or in life, you would have never developed and mature into the strong individual you are today.

Never allow yourself to be defined by what knocked you down, but always be determined by the tough individual you are, now that will enable you to get back up.

Life is meant to live and learn, and it will assist you to realize that life's plans will not always go the way you want it to go. But refusing to stay down and remember to chase the dreams that seem unattainable will come true in the end.

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