Are you frustrated with finances, career, relationships, bodily appearance? These are the ‘fabulous four’ frustrations that preoccupy the modern mind. It doesn’t have to be like that.
Do you have a personal project you don’t seem to get round to? Here are a couple of self-analysis checklists. See if they help you think through what’s blocking you.
Lack of motivation is a key symptom of depression. Although depression has many causes we can’t control, we can certainly learn to help ourselves.
When we blame chaotically, we are very disturbed by others. When we organise our response, things become clearer and more peaceful.
It’s common to get the nagging feeling that you are not doing enough. Activity is healthy, of course it is. But the obsessive need to win (or to avoid losing) is a different thing, and can lead to prolonged unhappiness.
There are good reasons not to share how we feel. But, if we learn to do so, we can be surprised by the relief it can bring.