Caught again in obsessing, anxious, depressing self-bullying? Usual activities lost their savor? Stuck again in the dark, negative recesses of your mind, can’t see any way out of your troubles, future black or gone?
Instead of working to feel better so you can do what you want, try the opposite approach. Start with action. Throw yourself wholeheartedly into worthwhile activities. And keep throwing yourself and throwing yourself and throwing yourself, no matter what you think. Stop harassing and abusing yourself. Get out of your thoughts and throw yourself into the activities.
Worked for Teddy and Eleanor Roosevelt. Worked for Winston Churchill. Worked for hundreds of thousands more.
Laurel Keyes: “When all seems hopeless, polish your shoes, do something nice for someone else, do something nice for yourself.” Keep doing.
Will it work 100% of the time? Maybe not. Can it work for you? Give it an adequate test; say, 30 years, and then report back.
The best way to create the life your spirit hungers for is to hire Dr. Ben for personalized coaching and counseling so you can:
- Develop the strength, courage, will and determination to be and to act your best resolutely, diligently and effectively.
- Develop a plan and master the skills necessary to deal with the specific situation you’re in.
Read the self-bullying section of my new Kindle book, “How to Stop Bullies in Their Tracks.” Also, since all tactics depend on the situation, call me at 1-877-8Bullies for expert coaching by phone or Skype.