Hey there, fellow wanderers of the wild and unpredictable adulting realm! Today I’d like to take you on a little journey that explores the untamed wilderness of the proverbial life crisis.
I know, I know, I feel like I can already hear you saying, “Oh no, this sounds like it’ll be really depressing.” But, stick with me here, because I would like to offer the perspective that going through my own life crisis was actually one of the best things that ever happened to me. Sure, it can be kind of terrifyingly depressing at first (I’m not one who is going to flat-out lie to you), but I also think that it can end up being a much-needed kick in the pants in life if you open yourself up to receive its bigger message. Much like anything else, though, it’s all about your perspective and what you choose to do with the experience. So, I’d like to take this opportunity to share my hot take on it and provide some new, fresh...
Have you ever been disappointed? Who hasn't? If you're trying to accomplish anything in your life, you're bound to meet disappointment more often than you'd like. Since disappointment is such a common emotion, learning to overcome disappointment is a pretty valuable skill.
Disappointment doesn't have to negatively impact your life. In fact, you can use disappointment to create a better and stronger version of yourself.
Try these techniques to use disappointment to your advantage:
1. Review the reason for your disappointment. When you feel disappointed, ask yourself, “Should I feel disappointed?” Perhaps you're feeling disappointed about something that's completely outside of your control. If so, make a plan to just move forward, instead.
2. Review your expectations....