Ok, so you have not made your first million within 90 days as you thought. Your idea crashed and you feel gutted. Worst, your partner says I told you so. You and your get rich ideas. Well, I salute you because you tried and failed. Guess what? The more you fail, the faster you will succeed. So keep falling forward. Get up and keep moving. The distant dream is getting closer with each step.
Now some of you
depressed entrepreneurs want to stay
down. You crawl into a depression. You
want to hide from
the cruel, unforgiving world. Rest if you must but die you
will not. So dust yourself off and read the following
strategies to get
you fired up. Here goes..
1) Go Out Into The Light and Sunshine.
Lack of exposure to sunlight is responsible for the
secretion of the
hormone melatonin, which could trigger
a dispirited mood and a lethargic
Melatonin is only produced in the dark. It lowers the
body temperature and makes you feel sluggish. If you
are always cooped
up in your room (with the curtains
closed), it would be difficult to
from staying in bed.
This is the reason why many
people are suffering from
depression much more often in winter than in the
seasons. It's because the nights are longer.
If you can't
afford to get some sunshine, you can
always lighten up your room with
Have lunch outside the office. Take frequent walks
instead of driving your car over short distances.
2) Get Busy. Get
You'll be more likely to overcome any feeling of
depression if you are too
busy to notice it. Live
a life full of inspired activities.
things you love. If you're a little short
on cash, you could engage in
simple stuffs like
taking a leisurely stroll in the park, playing
sports, reading books, or engaging in any activity
that you have passion
for and would love to pursue.
Set a goal - a meaningful purpose in life.
matter how difficult or discouraging life can be,
remain firm and
have an unshakable belief that you
are capable of doing anything you desire.
this kind of positive attitude, you will attain
disposition to beat the blues.
3) Take a Break.
I mean it.
Listen to soothing music. Soak in a nice warm
bath. Ask one of your
close friends to massage
you. Take a break from your stressful workload
and spend the day just goofing around. In other
words, have fun.
4) Eat Right and Stay Fit.
Avoid foods with lots of sugar,
alcohol. Sugar and caffeine may give you a
brief moment of
energy; but they would later
bring about anxiety , tension, and internal
problems. Alcohol is a depressant. Many people
would drink alcohol to
"forget their problems."
They're just aggravating their conditions in the
Exercising regularly is a vital depression buster
because it allows your body to produce more
endorphins than usual.
Endorphins are sometimes
called "the happy chemicals" because of their
stress-reducing and happiness-inducing properties.
5) Get a Social
No person is an island. Your circle of friends are
there to give you moral
support. Spending time
and engaging in worthwhile activities with them
could give you a very satisfying feeling. Nothing
feels better than
having group support.
Never underestimate the power of touch. Doesn't
it feel so good when someone pats you on the back
and gives you words of
encouragement during your
most challenging times? Hug or embrace someone
today. You'll never know when you have saved
intimate. Establish close ties with your
family and friends. The love and
by others could tremendously boost your immune
fend off illnesses. Best of all, you'll
live a more secured and happy life.
Now, that feels better.
About the author:
Hirini Reedy is
a mental toughness expert who helps people find inner strength. A former
military officer, martial arts founder and NLP mind coach, he has designed short
sharp mind-body fitness workouts to toughen you up.
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