Do this. Do that. In the end you still won’t know where you’re going to. It is a struggle to live with a confused mind along the way. No matter how much you keep it to yourself, it will distract you. Just like any other person, you make plans for every step you make, but still you end up dissatisfied. It seems like you’re trying to challenge yourself to achieve something, and when you have a lot of it you don’t know at all what to do and how it should be handled. It is simply hard to choose one in order for it to be considered as “priority” when you know yourself that everything seems to be important. At one point, having a solution should not be too complicated. When you feel despair and want the solution to achieve peace of mind, here are some of the things you can do.
1. Go out with friends.
After your family, there is no doubt that your friends are the next group in line to ease away all your worries and confusion. Share and release all negative thoughts to them. Confide whatever it is you’re feeling.
2. Read a book.
Books act as saving grace in times of difficulty. Through reading, you can gather all your thoughts and find the answer you were looking for.
3. Go on a roadtrip.
This may sound like running away from your problem, right? Wrong. Going on a “roadtrip” sort things slowly but surely. Being in a new place helps you find your much-needed peace and clarity. Too expensive? Just go somewhere away from home, one that’s serene enough for you to think things through.
4. Do nothing and think of nothing for a while.
This might sound crazy, but it’s an effective remedy. The more you worry, the more you get confused and end up worsening your troubles. Try to allot some time to keep your mind away from the chaos of it all. Instead, be open to new and positive ideas.
5. Sleep things through.
Troubles keep you up at night, depriving you of sleep. Getting enough rest can help you clear your mind and allow you to think straight. You’ll come up with better solutions.
Things seem to worsen whenever you think about your problems? Take a break, close your eyes, and say a prayer. This will simply lessen and give you some hope that everything will be fine.
“Need and struggle are what excite and inspire us.” – William James