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Do you think struggling is a good thing?

Do you think struggling is a good thing?

It’s not something anyone really likes to do, but struggling is one of your best opportunities for growth. Struggling sucks… but struggling can also be an incredible opportunity for growth. Here’s another in my series where I pick a topic and connect with someone a lot smarter than me.

How to know if you are struggling with everyday life?

You might be feeling tired more often, be feeling emotional, and you might not want to do the things that you usually enjoy right now. Struggling to cope with everyday life doesn’t look or feel the same in everyone. We can’t generalise about how it’ll make you feel or act. Samaritans are here to listen.

How to tell if someone is struggling to cope?

Signs you may be struggling to cope Things to look out for in yourself when you’re finding everyday life hard. Maybe you can’t quite put your finger on it, but you’re not feeling okay. You might be feeling tired more often, be feeling emotional, and you might not want to do the things that you usually enjoy right now.

Why do we need to struggle more in life?

The myth of the perfect leader stands in our way. When we realize we all have foibles–even the Gates and Jobs of the world have them–we start to ease up on ourselves a lot. When times get tough we’re a lot less likely to quit because we expect times to get tough. We know that times get tough for everyone.

What do you need to know when you are struggling?

When you’re struggling, it’s easy to believe that you are not worthy. Your self-esteem and confidence will be tested more than any other time in your life. You need to believe in yourself and know that this struggle does not define you. 6. You are going to make mistakes. No one is perfect, and that includes you.

Do you think struggle is a bad thing?

Let’s get this out of the way: Yours is an unpopular stance. Societally we think struggle is a negative. There’s a cultural stigma attached to it. Real leaders know that it’s not all smiley faces. Struggle and leadership go hand in hand, but we don’t talk about it enough.

What is the importance of owning your struggles?

I’ve written multiple articles preaching the importance of vulnerability, defying stigma, and owning your struggles. This is my whole thing, okay? This is what I do.

What to do when you feel like you have a problem?

Here are a few other ideas that can help you when you are struggling: 1. The problem is a symptom of something else. When you find yourself doing things you normally wouldn’t do, there is likely an underlying problem that you need to deal with.