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Some time ago I rented a therapy book by Stacey Freedenthal so I could help a close friend through some very serious life problems. Midway through, I was definitely surprised to find a very useful self-help lesson about problem solving that I’ve talked about before.
Life is inevitably full of problems that we cannot ignore, but sometimes they can get too much for us to handle. When times get really tough, our minds can get stuck on some drastic solutions (like crime or suicide), and when our minds get stuck we not only forget the horrible consequences, we also won’t be able to think about all the other BETTER solutions out there.
If you ever feel stuck in life and all hope seems lost, then here’s a problem solving strategy that you use when facing tough times.[Read more…]