Overcoming emotional setbacks in four simple steps

Overcoming emotional setbacks



As the saying goes What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. doesn’t it?

What if you were to apply that to one specific area of your life, what would you notice? One of the most important things you can continue experiencing is that each and every challenge an be a learning tool

Maybe you have recently experienced losing your job, or perhaps  you are recovering from a relationship breakup.You know, it’s possible to take action, and to enable you to feel your emotions without them overwhelming you.

In these challenging times, you can start moving forward, healing yourself and benefiting emotionally all along your route

You might like to try these suggestions to overcoming the emotional setbacks and getting back to the happier and healthier life you want:

1. Helping someone else in need. By spending some time helping someone else in need , you can start feeling capable and get that really feeling of satisfaction In turn, this will help you rise above your own emotional setback.

“Emphasize the strengths.

Overcoming the challenges you face is one of the greatest gifts you can share with others”

Provide the emotional support they need. When someone really listens to you, how good does that feel? Isn’t it nice to know you can be a listening ear too
2. Get into in touch with the spiritual side. drawing on your inner strength you can continue recharging up your recovery batteries; using your inner resources to power your inner strength.

” Most of all, believe in your abilities to overcome”

3. Sign up for something new. Focusing on a worthy while cause will enable you to put your feelings aside and starting helping you and you won’t even been aware of it. You could donate your time to a homeless charity or helping out in your local community. Or perhaps indulging your creative side by joining an art class.

By making a positive impact where is is needed more you allow yourself to discount the source of your emotional setbacks. Remember that your sadness can be projected positively forward into your new project.

” Share your joys with your family and closest friends”

4.Stand up to your issues. Look it right in the face is one of the most effective ways to hurdling emotional setbacks.  Facing it head on, you have the chance to see the issue for what it really is.

Accepting the harsh  reality for what it  is one of the best ways to start coming to terms with what has happened.
You’re feeling challenged?

Take an honest look at the outcome.Take a walk 180 degrees to the other side and take a look at it form here.What are some of the ways that you are better off  look from here now? Did you lose your job? Take a step back and look at yourself.

Which of your many untapped resources can you use to turn this situation to your benefit that you may not of thought about until now?

You know that we  are all designed to feel emotions, both  the good and  the bad ones ( they are just like massagers- knocking on your front door trying to deliver a message to you). What if you would learn something useful from them and allow them to connect you to a part of yourself you had forgotten about or never ever realized  was there?

Accept them; Accept Yourself

Embrace your emotions for what they are.. Then continue  moving forward, knowing that what you are  learning  now will help sustain you through the challenges and joys in the months and years ahead.



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3 Responses to 'Overcoming emotional setbacks in four simple steps'

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  1. Ian said,

    on December 20th, 2011 at 4:28 pm

    Very true, difficult times shared with friends and family can make you emotionally stronger.

  2. on December 30th, 2011 at 2:45 pm

    [...] Overcoming emotional setbacks in four simple steps [...]

  3. Irina said,

    on January 3rd, 2012 at 5:06 pm

    I’ve learned the hard way that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. This saying is truth. But, sincerely…I hope nobody go through what I have gone.

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