Life throws all sorts of obstacles our way. Some we can quickly overcome while others seem insurmountable. Here are ways to grapple with these tougher moments:
Gauge the severity: Before you start to panic, think hard about the situation. Is it really the end of the world or is it just inconvenient?
Welcome the challenge: You can choose to run and hide or you can choose to accept the hardships and find a way to move forward. Acknowledge the fact that you have to deal with it.
Jump into action: Find a way to handle the situation. Don’t sulk around waiting for something to happen. Instead, do whatever you need to do to make the change.
Leave it behind: After you’ve jumped this hurdle, leave it in the past. Learn from each of these experiences so you’ll be readily equipped to handle a similar situation next time.
– Barbara Bent