Published On: Tue, Jun 27th, 2017

How To Get Through Tough Times

In life, there are a lot of challenges that are thrown at us – and not all of them feel as satisfying as challenges like raising kids and running marathons. If you’re going through something tough, it’s important to remember that you aren’t alone. Here are a few common problems that people have and ways that you can solve, or at least help, them.

 

Financial Concerns

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No matter how well you think you’re doing financially, there are always problems that could potentially arise – a broken down car, a surprise redundancy, needing to get a new boiler. If you’re struggling with money problems, it’s time to cut back within your family. It may not sound like much fun but it could be time to change your social life a little – invite your friends over for a pizza and movie night instead of spending all evening at a restaurant or a bar. Make sure that your kids are aware of the value of money by giving them a certain allowance every week or month and not topping it up when they hit their limit.

Health Issues

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Sickness, disabilities, injuries and mental health problems can be extremely rough on both the afflicted person and those around them. First of all, if the injury or disability was caused by something that could have been prevented, contact a lawyer like Younce & Vtipil who will be able to help you get any compensation that you might be owed which will help to make your life a lot more comfortable. Secondly, remember to take it day by day – if you’re healing or recovering then you need to remember that you should cut yourself some slack. You will have physical limits and that’s okay – push yourself to do your best but not past your capabilities.

Relationship Problems

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Not all of us are lucky enough to be in perfect relationships and if that’s the case for you then there’s no need to be ashamed of it. The number one reason that relationships deteriorate over time is a lack of communication – when you get together you spend all your time talking and finding out new things about each other but as life gets busy and you’re under pressure from work and your families and your kids, this can change. It’s important to set aside time to work on your relationship – go on date nights with your partner so that you can remember the reasons you fell in love to start with.

Grief

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Finally, grief is something that hits all of us at some point, whether it’s your dog dying when you’re twelve, your grandparents in your twenties, your parents in your fifties, or your spouse in your eighties. The truth is that there’s no magic wand that can be waved to make your grief vanish – it’s something that you will carry with you forever but that will feel easier to bear as time passes. The most important thing is to keep moving and to keep putting one foot in front of the other as you adjust to your new normal.

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