If you are struggling to achieve your goals, take it easy. Because the struggle is essential, it means you are progressing.
The process of achieving your goal is not linear. There will be ups and downs, and it's just how it is. You won't success all the time, and failures are just learning things the hard way.
And when you doubt yourself, don't.
It's not about whether you're smart or talented. It's about how long are you willing to keep going.
No matter how challenging the situations are, tenacity is the key.
So keep going,
Take a break,
and don't give up too soon.
Because you'll never know how close you are to your destination. You will only know once you're there.