When we have a friend or loved one who is facing the challenges of making positive lifestyle changes, part of their journey to self-improvement will include the need for a strong support system behind them. Motivation ultimately needs to come from within, but the help of those around them can only fuel that desire for positive change – if the help is delivered in a positive way.
Depending on the situation, you might want your companion to better themselves as quickly as possible, in order to alleviate your own stress when it comes to their well-being.
Unfortunately it doesn’t work that way.
People dealing with their own personal challenges need time in order to overcome their own demons, and the support from their family and loved ones needs to come with patience. It can be hard seeing your loved one going through the challenges of turning their life around…
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