Things aren’t as bad as they seem when they seem worst

July 11, 2013 by Joshua
in Awareness, Blog

How do you feel right now?

I suspect you read this page when you’re calm, maybe even relaxed.

Now think about a few times you’ve been stressed. Think of how much you worried about the consequences of some worst-case scenario — how it could ruin your life, destroy some relationship, undermine something important to you. Did you yell at anyone? Lose your temper? Lose control in some other way?

Everybody has been there. We all know the feeling. However bad you’ve felt, somebody else has felt worse yet still survived and later flourished.

No matter how bad you thought things would work out, you eventually end up back to a calm state where you have time and resources to catch up, plan, and improve things.

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