Sometimes life is just really nasty and smacks us right down to the ground.
It feels awful and can leave us flailing, trying to figure out how to get back up again.
Here are ten things to tell yourself that might help you do just that. Be sure to check out the resources that go along with each idea.
1. I’ve made it through this (or worse) before.
Unfortunately, we can’t permanently escape pain in life. But this can actually be helpful: Remember that this is not the first time you’ve faced heartbreak, grief, emotional distress, or any other kind of calamity.
You made it through then and you will now even if you think this is the worst thing that’s ever happened to you. (more…)