Tips that give you a Helping Hand in Times of Darkness

By:Vasudha Bhat, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Sep 08, 2014

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There are bright days and then there are gloomy days. You may feel yourself to be stranded in a no man’s land sometimes and your mind stops functioning completely. So, here is what you must do in such situations.
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    Let there Be Light in your Life

    Sadness is the key to happiness as it sparks a new meaning and purpose in your life. At times it may seem to be the end of the road but, the truth is that it can also be the beginning of another road. You may come across situations when nothing accurate hits your mind and that is when you feel that you are standing in the middle of nowhere. In recent times, this problem has become more prevalent due to availability of resources in abundance. But, even in such situations you must not forget to stay happy. This might seem to be a little tough but, with these tips you can make it happen.

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    Stop Fooling Yourself

    It is good to have goals in life but, at the same time it is important to stay realistic. Set goals that are achievable and if there is anything at which you haven’t succeeded despite many attempts, it is best to quit it. Don’t waste your time by fooling yourself about your false abilities.

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    Spend some Time with Yourself

    Most of us lose ourselves in realizing someone else’s dreams in life. When you have spent most of your life chasing others’ dreams you tend to forget to dream. This is not the way you should lead your life. Spend time with yourself and you will realize how important it is to achieve something for yourself also.

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    Organize Yourself

    Once you have set an aim and are ready to concentrate on the goals, it is time for you to organize yourself. Make daily plans and work on them. Even if you have long-term goals, making daily schedule is important.

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    Do what you are Passionate About

    "Do what you love and you will never work a day in your life’’. Most people are not happy with their life because their jobs do not satisfy them. Doing a job that gives a feeling of fulfillment will help you improve the quality of your life.

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    Work on Yourself

    No one is perfect and there is always a scope for improvement. You can keep working towards your goals and dreams by introducing changes in yourself. This includes imparting knowledge and sharing your craft with others.

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    Amidst the hustle and bustle of trying to have a perfect life, we often tend to lose focus on our body. Revitalizing your senses becomes essential when not focusing on your goals is not an option for you. Every morning spend at least 10 minutes on yoga to stretch and revitalize the body and to prepare the mind for the day ahead.

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    Listen to Music

    Music has a magical effect on our body when it comes to relieving stress. Plug on your earphones, tune-in to a soothing song and let yourself loose. This activity will energize your senses and make you feel on top of the world.

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    Start Everyday with New Hopes

    Don’t let negativity seep into your life. Begin everyday with a feeling of gratitude and don’t let negative thoughts make you begin your day on a sad note. Convince yourself that today is going to be a beautiful day.

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    Keep Working Towards your Goal

    People who sit back and wait for something to happen usually are the ones who do not achieve anything in life. Once you have it all figured out in life, start working towards it. Don’t wait for someone to do it for you.

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