The Rise Of The Underdog

The Rise Of The Underdog

Underdogs are known for their determination, resilience, and the ability to persevere against the odds.

They often capture the imagination and support of others, as people admire their tenacity and hope to see them overcome their disadvantages and achieve victory or success. Underdogs serve as an inspiring symbol of the human spirit's capacity to triumph in the face of adversity. 

How do you know if you embody the characteristics of an underdog? Some common descriptions of an underdog: 

  1. Resilient
  2. Determined
  3. Persistent
  4. Tenacious
  5. Gritty
  6. Courageous
  7. Unyielding
  8. Undaunted
  9. Driven
  10. Inspiring

Sounds positive? I know what you are thinking, how do we become this? Are you in a rut, suffering with low self esteem and imposter syndrome? YOU are the underdog. The underdog against whatever challenge you face in this moment, you are resilient, gritty and driven.. you haven't given up.

Every one journey is unique but every journey special. Not all journey's need a beginning and an end, some may well be a journey of manifestation and set of beliefs or behaviours, that like us, you embody in to your daily grind.

But, what if there was a journey? Well, here are common stages of an underdog's journey:

  1. Status Quo: At the outset, the underdog is in a disadvantaged or underestimated position. They might be facing challenges, obstacles, or low expectations.
  2. Recognition of Disadvantage: The underdog becomes aware of their disadvantaged status. They realize they have something to prove or overcome.
  3. Commitment and Determination: The underdog makes a commitment to change their situation. They become determined to succeed and are willing to put in the effort.
  4. Training and Preparation: The underdog invests time and effort into developing the skills and abilities needed to compete or succeed in their chosen arena.
  5. Support and Mentorship: They often find mentors, coaches, or allies who believe in them and help guide their journey.
  6. Overcoming Obstacles: The underdog faces challenges, setbacks, and adversity, but they persevere and learn from their failures.
  7. Rising Action: The underdog starts to gain momentum and prove themselves, often surprising others with their progress.
  8. Moment of Truth: There's a critical moment or a significant challenge where the underdog's determination is put to the test.
  9. Triumph: The underdog overcomes their adversity, achieves success, and surprises their detractors. This can be a personal or public victory.
  10. Inspiration: The underdog's story inspires others, showing that anyone can overcome adversity and achieve their goals.
  11. Legacy: The underdog's journey leaves a lasting impact, changing the way they and others perceive themselves and their potential.

Over the next few weeks, we will share inspirational stories of people who's journey will inspire you, in a way that is unique to you and the way you take inspiration from the stories of others. 

Remember, in every moment lies a chance to be taken.

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