Help, Life Is Too Much To Manage

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Everyone has good and bad days. But when your bad and emotionally overwhelming days are taking over, it’s time to look for a solution that can help you to take back control. The truth is you’re not a prisoner of your own life. But the feeling you are unable to influence events can be devastating. Can you free yourself from those stressful shackles? There is no denying that you are never in charge of what happens around you. But you can control how it affects you and how you react to it. You can turn those bad days into better ones!

Clear up your mind one page at a time
A cluttered mind is prone to stress and anxiety. While people don’t have a reset button to clear their thoughts, they can use the art of organization to regain their lost control over their surroundings and their lives. Indeed, using something as simple as a bullet journal can be a life-changing experience. You can create categories to keep track of projects, appointments and high priority tasks from monitoring your finances to creating your personal diary. As you begin to compartmentalize the different elements of your everyday, you can focus on the things that matter and manage short- and long-term responsibilities.

Got too much on your plate?
Organization can only get you so far. When you are overwhelmed by your emotions instead of by events and tasks, your bullet journal is no help to you. Sometimes, you need to talk to someone who understands how to find the way back to yourself at the midst of darkness. Sometimes you need a mental health professional who can help you cope with a difficult crisis. Every situation in life can lead to a variety of emotional responses, from panic disorders to difficulties adjusting to a new lifestyle.  

You don’t have to manage obstacles; you can avoid them altogether
The saying goes that when life gives you lemons, you need to bounce back and make lemonade. In reality, not all obstacles are designed to be surmounted. Some are there to let you know you need to change direction, such as professional struggles in the workplace. If you find it difficult to cope with your manager or if you don’t like the office culture, while there are coping mechanisms, they are no solution. In situations like this, where it appears obvious that there is no possible improvement, you can choose the way out and build something new elsewhere. Coping is not always the answer.

Find strength in your relationships
Modern life has emphasized the digital culture to the point where you can find yourself isolated from your social circle. From reading work emails on your phone to catching up with friends on social media, at the end of the day, digital technology doesn’t replace the benefits of face-to-face interactions. Perhaps you can recenter yourself and focus on the relationship that matter in life. Spend time with friends and leave the phone at home. It will help to get rid of a lot of stress.

The bottom line is that being alive is not about feeling crushed or trapped. It’s about empowering yourself to achieve your goals. So when you feel like there’s nothing you can do to make things better, you need to step back and regain control, both emotionally and practically.


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