Jill Chivers, writing on myyearwithoutclothesshopping.com, discusses some helpful ways to make it through what she calls “the struggle times.” Whether dealing with over-shopping, work stress, depression, or other trials and tribulations, she suggests eight ideas for surviving those tough periods in life: 1) don’t make any major decisions, 2) don’t make it worse with other bad behaviors, 3) be aware that others may not be able to help, 4) know that this too shall pass, 5) don’t become stuck in your struggle, 6) acknowledge your travails, 7) simplify your activities, and, finally 8) give yourself space to do nothing until the bad times are past.
Read the entire article here: Give Up or Go On? Eight Unorthodox Suggestions for Handling the Struggle
Carrie Rattle is a Principal at BehavioralCents.com, a website for women focused on mind and money behaviors. She has worked in the financial services industry for 20+ years and hopes to inspire women to better prepare themselves for financial independence.