What were your skills and talents when you were younger? Thinking about the things you did when you were an adolescent can inspire you, strengthen your brain, and sometimes relieve anxiety and depression. This is not about getting in touch with your inner child; it’s about relearning what made you great, and using that energy to be great again-at anything.
What is the step you are avoiding? Everything we accomplish in life has risk involved. If you are avoiding taking the next step solely due to the fear of risk, don’t. “Procrastination” is self-defeating, can be stress-inducing and can threaten happiness. Figure out what you’re afraid of. You must first realize what you are afraid of, then you can learn to overcome it.
Where did you go right? For many people distinguishing what they did right even when things did not go the way they planned can be difficult. When something goes wrong, we tend to focus on what we have done wrong. Although those mistakes do need attention, our focus should be on the things we did right. When armed with the knowledge of what we do well, we tend to make wiser decisions the next time around.
What changes should you make? Deciding what will make us happier can be one of the most challenging decisions we make as humans. But there are steps to make it easier, usually involving personal change. It helps to learn to embrace change, but that being said, you need to feel the fear and do it anyway. Change is the only constant in the universe, so rather than wait for it to happen to you, be proactive and do what you need to do.
What can you do to help? Involving yourself in activities you enjoy is a great way to help heal your emotions and to get back in touch with your inner self. If you lend your influence and energy to things that improve the well-being of humankind, as well as personal well-being, you will feel better and increase your sense of self-worth.