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How to Fight Back When Your Life Seems Falling Apart

You’re buried under credit card and loan debts, your job is like a living hell with no real future in sight, you haven’t had enough sleep and you just had a breakup. All these predicaments and other sorts of issues seem to be all crashing down on you all at once and it’s as if your life is a wreck. How can you ever get up or even know where to start putting everything into order? Grown-up life is not easy.

Here are the simplest ways (yet effective when done consistently) that will get you through life’s battles:

Use your support system

You may have a set of reliable friends or one that knows you inside out. Shoot them a message or call if you need to when you need another set of eyes to get a better perspective of what you are going through. You need not to share in all the details, just air out what you can to lighten up your load. Many Psychologists believe that a problematic gets a relief and feeling that the battle is half won when shared with someone. Sometimes, we just need a pair of ears that will hear us out in this down time.

Go to bed and cry your eyes out

Sometimes, you need a private time to let it all out and acknowledge your hurt like an open wound. Give yourself a good cry and don’t suppress it—allow all the pain, anxiety and all other depressing emotions flow down like tears. Says author Jerry Bergman, trying to stop ourselves from crying increases our level of stress, and even contributes to illnesses related to stress, including high blood pressure and heart problems.

When we release emotional stress through crying, you will find it easier to sleep because scientifically, shedding tears reduce an amount of hormones for psychological wellness and in order to recover, the brain send chemical signal to neurons to induce sleep and help the body rest fully.

Consider all possible answers

If looking into the solution means you seek help from Google then by all means, do so. Look up ideas that can help you minimize or solve your most pressing problem. You may find loads of information out there but that is alright, the important thing to take note is the fact that there are answers. If it requires more effort and time than what you can pour in, then go find another; there is no problem that has only one solution left.

Find something that can distract you

A contributor from forums.sgclub.com said that time cannot heal all wounds but it can make you forget about it. While you are giving time the time, make sure you’re not stuck in the ordeal you’re in. Clean your house, cook your favorite meal, wash the dishes or shop for groceries it doesn’t matter—find and do something that takes off the weight of things on your mind. Being in a difficult situation should not to get in the way for you to re-establish a balance of your personal issues and obligations.