During my fighting career I had to work at upholding a winning mindset at all times. There were times when I had to pick myself up off the canvas and come up fighting and hungry for the win. The hungrier I was for the win the more I wanted to get up.
What keeps you down is not your injuries or lack of ability, but fear. Fear of losing, fear of being hit, fear of not being good enough.
You've got to grab the middle rope, pull yourself up, look your opponent in the eye and say COME ON, this ain't OVER. And it's never over - in fighting, in training, and in life.
Everything you want is on the other side of your fear. Embrace that shit head on and keep fighting.
It's that simple