The fact that we all get discouraged at some point in time or often in our lives, cannot be denied. Either the circumstances get us discouraged or we are discouraged by some negative people around us. There is no escape from discouragement. Somewhere or other you will find the people who try to discourage you. Discouragement is something that makes you less confident and less motivated reducing your will power. It hinders you from achieving your goals and objectives. Regardless of whether we get discouraged or we are discouraged, it is important to know how we can rise above itand deal with it effectively. So, dealing with discouragement effectively helps us live life peacefully and successfully. If you ever think how to deal with discouraging situations, this article might be of some help. Below are some important ways in which you can cope with discouragement.
If you don’t want to be discouraged or disappointed, stop blaming circumstances or people for your problems and for bad luck. Remember that there is always something that can be done to overcome situations. The fact that luck is when preparation meets opportunity is always there to assist you. So, In order to make luck in your favor, instead of being discouraged and disheartened by obstacles, you need to admit your failures or weaknesses so that you may learn from yourself and have the chances for self-development and success. In doing so, you may not only be in a position to deal with discouragement successfully, but also you can achieve success in the attainment your goals and objectives.
Those who don’t have strong will power and courage are discouraged. If your goals are realistic and you have strong will power to achieve them, then you needn’t be afraid of results and neither you should be discouraged. You must work hard to be successful, because hard work can bring the expected results and the desired success. If you want to reach your goals in life, remind yourself that the formula of success is to have a vision, effective planning, passion and making persistent efforts in the direction of your goals. It must be borne in mind that having unrealistic expectations of yourself discourages while setting specific and measurable and achievable and realistic goals can keep you motivated in order that you may be successful without being discouraged.
Negative people may be anywhere in the world. It is not uncommon that you find them around you. They try to discourage you.Besides, the people who discourage you may be your friends, your boss or colleagues or it may be those who love and care about you. There must be some inner motives behind why they do so or reasons as to why they get motivated to discourage you. Some can think you are unconfident. Some can do so because they are afraid and jealous of your possible success. However, some reasons may be valid while some of them may not. Al though there is no test to determine if their motives are true, you can interpret their motives and behavior, as these are environmentally responsible. Hence, what needs to be done is to show your strong determination and sheer willfulness to accomplish your goals and objectives. Success comes to those who will and dare. Remember that it is none other than you who stops you from achieving your goals and objectives. If you have set realistic goals and motivated accordingly, then you will not only have changed your life independently, but also achieved success successfully.
Spare some time to think about yourself. Admire yourself about the positive aspects of your personality. Think that how you can overcome the negative aspects of your personality. In this way, a constant self-appraisal must be maintained so that you can gain more confidence in you in terms of your strong areas while you can eliminate your weak areas successfully. Improve your overall personality and strengthen your character in such a manner that it could allow you to improve your entire life and help you not to get discouraged even if you go through setbacks. You need to improve your confidence level, knowledge speaking ability and positive attitude so that you can deal with discouraging situations effectively.
K.A.Fareed (Fareed Siddiqui)
Writer, Trainer, Author, Vba/Vb Developer
BBA; MBA-Finance; M.Phil-Financial Management; (PhD-Management)
Individual Member of Institute of Management Consultants of India
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