A Bad Morning Doesn’t Have to Become a Bad Day

Just because you have a bad morning, it doesn’t mean that the entire day is destined to be terrible.

Just because Monday was ordinary, it doesn’t have to ruin the whole week.

Just because you have an under-performing week, it doesn’t necessarily mean that you can’t make the most of the rest of the month.

Just because your first quarter wasn’t up to your usual standard, it doesn’t mean that you can’t make an impact in the remaining three quarters.

Just because you stumble at the starting line, it doesn’t mean that you can’t catch up and finish strong.

We all have bad moments when we falter or life doesn’t quite go to plan.

When this happens (and it will), don’t get too catastrophic.

Don’t give up.

Don’t look for sympathy.

Don’t make excuses.

But dust yourself off.

Focus on the glorious end, not the ordinary beginning.

Get up and get into it again.

Because if you finish strong, no-one will remember how you started.

About the Author


Darren Poke is a husband and father of three from Melbourne, Australia who is passionate about helping you to maximise your potential. He is an accredited and experienced Life Coach who runs Advantage Resumes and Career Services with his wife, Karen.

You can find him on his blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Facebook.

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2 thoughts on “A Bad Morning Doesn’t Have to Become a Bad Day

  1. This was awesome!1 Thanks for sharing : ) My morning was pretty bad today. You just gave me light. Thanks again : )

    P.S Please check out my blog if you get the chance. Based on this post, I’m sure you’ll love it as well : )

    ~ From: Thomas

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