Category Archives: Happiness
Whilst being redundant, depression can rear it’s ugly head.
One of the ways of overcoming feelings of depression, is to lift your mood by changing your state of being. You can do this through:
- Movement – Such as dancing or playing sport
- Looking – Watching an action movie
- Listening – To music
- Touching – Stroking a pet
All of these should distract your mind and take your focus off your unwanted thoughts.
Depression is a state of mind that manifests itself into your state of being. Your being responds by harvesting unhappy emotions, feelings and thoughts. You need to pinpoint the cause of your depression and literally cut back on it or cut it out completely from your life. Metaphorically speaking – It is like mould that attacks fruit, once it gets hold, it will continue to spread. You can either cut it out and eat the rest, which may still be infected, or you can throw it away for good and never go near it again. Obviously you would never physically cut yourself, as that is wrong and not what I am saying.
Along with changing your state of being, you need to increase your self-confidence and self-esteem. You need to counteract all of the negative comments from others and from yourself, by speaking only positive words to yourself, over and over again. You must ban yourself from using any negative words.
You need to view obstacles as challenges and be blessed for what you have.
Always tell yourself – You are the world’s greatest.
Success comes in all forms, shapes and sizes.
In order to be successful, you have to first work out:
- What success means to you?
- What success will do for you?
- What you envisage success to look like?
Only when you are able to answer these 3 questions, will you be able to map out your own path to success.
To you, success could mean:
- Owning your own home
- Being able to put food on the table
- Running your own business
- Writing your life story
- Having a family of your own
- Having a good network of friends for support
- Working in your dream job
- Fulfilling your ambitions
- Getting up in the morning pain-free
- Being able to create things
Or it could be a combination of all, or some, of the above.
Whilst you are redundant, it is a great time to discover what success means to you, because if you don’t, you will never feel satisfied but feel like there is something missing from your life or that you are a failure.
Knowing what success means to you, is the first step on your path to achieving it.
Don’t waste any more time feeling like a failure but instead put your time and energy into writing a list of what success means to you and then prioritise them in the order of most importance and set goals to achieve each and every one of them. As you do this, you will be growing into your own success and moving along the path to lead a more fulfilling existence and a happier you.
So what are you waiting for?
Until next time, stay positive.
- How to keep winning – The road to success (beatredundancyblues.wordpress.com)
- The Top 10 Must Know Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs (rasmussen.edu)