by Caroline Jalango
Sometimes life can be so overwhelming. It can leave you feeling helpless and drained especially when you really don’t know what to do or how to tackle the situations that bombard your life.
Imagine a scenario where you are driving along a deserted road in an unfamiliar area and you suddenly reach a dead end road. As you back up to change your direction, you realize that your path is blocked by a huge broken down truck and the truck driver is nowhere in sight…you are stuck!
Now picture the thoughts that would be flying through your mind as you try to figure out what to do… Now, imagine another scenario where you are faced with a make or break situation and you desperately need to make a decision or a life choice.
Just as you are getting ready to make your decision, you realize that you cannot make your decision until certain things are in place and you don’t know what to do or how to get those things or answers!
The situation becomes even more desperate when you have to act within a specified time limit and you don’t have a clue what to do.
As the pressure mounts on you to act, you may feel the need to just slow down and catch your breath.
Have you ever felt like your mind has just blanked out or your brain has somehow locked and become temporarily incapable of churning productive thoughts? Have you ever felt that you just can’t think anymore?
What would you do if you realized that you did not know how to acquire or achieve the only thing that would help you make that positive difference in your life or career?
Whether you feel overwhelmed by a single issue or several issues coming your way at the same time,
the following tips are hints for those times when you may not have a clue about whom to consult or where to start searching for solutions or answers to pressing issues.
This is a good way to let go of mental fatigue or pressure. Meditation, exercise or a good nights sleep can work wonders both for the body and for the mind. A relaxed and refreshed mind is ultimately more productive and things always look better in the morning.
Ask for help
Your friends, family or an expert may have the answer you need…floating the issue around may just bring you a much-needed stroke of luck by providing you with direction about what to do or even the perfect answer!
Seek spiritual guidance
Having faith and believing in a supreme being has proven time and time again that it is possible to get inspiration and answers by placing your trust in God.
Research the issue
You will be surprised at the wealth of information that is available on the Internet and in other publications about almost all kind of issues. If you don’t have a clue about where to start and what to do, try the World Wide Web.
It has been rightly quoted that necessity is the mother of invention…List down every possible option you may have regarding that issue however far-fetched it may seem. Consider the pros and cons of each option and determine whether or not to take risks.
Maintain a positive attitude.
If you are like me, you probably know that a wrong attitude prevents you from seeing opportunities and causes your mind and brain to lock even more securely.