I am sure all of you have faced very difficult times in your life. Sometimes there are obvious solutions, sometimes not. What keeps you going, what gets you through the times, what helps you through the times? Well, there are a number of solutions that one can turn to. Getting enough sleep, exercising, and eating a well balanced diet to start out with are some of the best ways to give yourself the best potential for getting through the difficult times and coming out ahead. If it is a boss, or a loved one that you are facing a problem with, then making it through the problem can be very difficult. The key is to focus on the positive aspects of your life or the future, and to not let the current situation hold you down or affect you in any way.

Staying Strong In Difficult Times

The first thing you need to do in order to stay strong is to not let yourself get lost. Try and stick with your normal routines and keep from getting sidetracked into off the wall activities, behaviors (such as drinking too much ), or bad associations (don’t start hanging around potentially bad people). If you can manage to maintain your calm, your confidence, and your basic routine, you will have taken your first step forward in lasting through the difficult times that you are faced with. The next thing you should really do is start a regular workout routine. This could be with weights, cardio, yoga, or running. Whatever it is that you do, exercise will definitely help yourself stay focused, and stay positive. If you have any close friends, or a loved one that doesn’t have any issues comforting you, then this is a great source of support. If you and your wife are on good terms, discuss the importance of the struggle you are dealing with and how it affects you. If you are on good terms with your loved one or close friends, I guarantee they will be a welcoming and helpful support for you.

What To Avoid Like The Plague When Dealing With Difficult Times

Avoid the following issues at all costs while dealing with difficult times:

  • Drinking too much. – This one is obvious, stay away from too much boozing. It won’t help.
  • Other abusive substances. – Any other abusive substance like nicotine, cocaine, or prescription medication obviously isn’t going to help out your situation.
  • Associating with anyone that is a bad influence. – So you went back to hanging out with your college friend Jose after times got bad. He is trying to get you to do some bad stuff, and Jose also knows some shady people. Hanging out with Jose isn’t going to help your life, it is only going to makes things potentially worse.
  • Introverted behavior, not leaving your house. – Not seeing anyone or participating in your normal routine is only going to make you more depressed, get out of the house and do stuff!
  • Watching Too Much TV – I know that this is an easy one for most people, but I can guarantee you that this isn’t going to help you one bit. Your brain might turn into mush, but this isn’t what you need. If anything play a game like World of Warcraft, or use your computer so that you can actually interact with what you are doing.

Conclusion About Dealing With Difficult Times

It’s no secret. When you are dealing with difficult times, avoid potentially dangerous behaviors like hanging around bad people or substance abuse. Don’t lose yourself or your routine, or you are going to only make yourself worse off. Try finding support and positive people to be around, in the long run, you will be really happy you did.


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How To Deal With Difficult Times4.5Richard Murphy2011-07-22 21:00:32I am sure all of you have faced very difficult times in your life. Sometimes there are obvious solutions, sometimes not. What keeps you going, what …
How To Deal With Difficult TimesI am sure all of you have faced very difficult times in your life. Sometimes there are obvious solutions, sometimes not. What keeps you going, what …