How to Not Give Up

How to Not Give Up 

Try to relax, it will get better. If you are in stressful period of your life and you have done everything you could to strengthen the matter out, then the hardest thing for you could be having patience and believing that right things will happen sooner or later. 

Take some time off. Sometimes you need to take a time off from trying to do too much, get yourself into doing some other things. This may clear your head and give you more ideas later when you are ready. 

It’s time to change and move out from work places that causes you stress. Some work environments put you down. Do not recognize your capabilities or qualifications properly. Keep dealing with you with lack of full respect. 

Make realistic goals. Make sure that your goal is moral and worthwhile, for example, you are not trying to put right a situation that can’t be fixed. In other words, make realistic goals that involve you and depend only on you. 

Be truthful. Accept the fact that the goal might be hard to reach. There will be difficulties, setbacks, ups and downs, it may or may not take years or of life, depending on how fast you are willing to improve the necessary knowledge and skills.

Make small steps. Think of a realistic plan on how you will incorporate the time for obtaining new skill into your life. Make smaller steps and proceed with smooth transition. 

Manage stress. Do not work on your goal while stressing out. If you find yourself stressing out, find relaxing techniques and activities that nourish you. Take time for yourself and develop patience. Patience has lots to do with being able to work on and reach your goal. 

Find support from a friend. Realize that success does not come easy; Change will require time and belief. for the most part it is a result of a lot of hard work. Finding support from someone you trust is helpful while working on goals. Share your ideas with supportive friends or someone you love and appreciate who encourages you and believe in you and be careful to be around people who tell you that you can’t do something. 

Don’t give up, think of those who love you and rely on you. Giving up in most of the cases will harm not you only, but, those who rely on you too. Depression is not answer to problems especially if you are not alone in this world.

Important questions: 

  • Ask yourself “Why am I giving up?” Be specific. Write it on a piece of paper.
  • Review what will happen when you give up, and what will happen when you don’t.
  • Give yourself a pep talk. Talk to yourself and give positive comments.
  • Repeat the words “Don’t give up” to yourself for at least 10 times. Some people like to do it 100 times.
  • Think of your loved ones as your inspiration to keep going.
  • Focus on those who believe in your capacities.
  • Listen to support words and live in your successes, even if they are not as big.
  • Ask yourself “is’t true that I am alone in this world? Or there are others that care?
  • Ask yourself “are my problems the much worse, or there are other bigger ones?
  • Remind yourself of the so many other things that you have and own.

Suggested Steps 

Try to relax, it will get better. If you are in stressful period of your life and you have done everything you could to strengthen it out, then the hardest thing for you could be having patience and believing that right and just things will happen sooner or later. 

Take time off. Sometimes you need to take a time off from trying to do too much and let it go, get yourself into doing other things. This may clear your head and give you more ideas later when you are ready. 

Take decisive decisions for change: Change work place if its source of stress. Change in certain habits and reactions may decrease level of stress. 

Make realistic goals. make realistic goals that involve you and depend only on your self and those you truly trust.

Be truthful. Accept the fact that the goal might be hard to reach. There will be difficulties, setbacks, ups and downs, it may or may not take years or of life, depending on how fast you are willing to improve the necessary knowledge and skills.

Small steps. Think of a realistic plan on how you will incorporate the time for obtaining new skill into your life. Make smaller steps and proceed with smooth transition. Achieving success after the other rebuilds self confidence.

 Create new relationships and social contacts: love, respect, admiration and laugh exchanges with new relationships helps to move you out from stressful world that is surrounding you. 

Ideas, reflections, words, visions, opinions… from specialists, expertise, true experiences and personal opinions collected in one article. 

Samer Majzoub

 

 

 

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