2020

Applying 2020 Lessons To Your Life

Let’s explore applying 2020 lessons to your life!

The year 2020 was described as being a “Dumpster Fire”! It taught us to apply many lessons to our lives.

The term “Dumpster Fire” describes something that’s a colossal mess. It’s something that no one wants to deal with and also makes someone very anxious.

Year Of Intense Anxiety

Intense anxiety affected us all over and over again in 2020. 

From fear over COVID-19 to the isolating effects of social distancing fed the dumpster fire. Also, social and political unrest, natural disasters and financial struggles have fed it even more.

Many people have never faced mental health issues like anxiety until 2020. Also, they’re very anxious about what 2021 is going to bring. 

Anxious Before 2020

Applying 2020 Lessons To Your Life

There are a lot of people who’ve been living with an anxiety disorder, long before 2020.

For some their symptoms got worse, but for a few symptoms improved. 

Those few sufferers felt equipped to handle the present. They took the time and effort to work on their mental health and they also learned valuable life lessons along the way.

Life Lessons For Coping With A New World

The year 2020 has taught us many lessons to live by. These are the same lessons that long term anxiety sufferers live by.

Life Lessons Include:

Self-Care Is A Priority, Not A Privilege

It’s hard to put yourself first. You have to pay attention to work, your family as well as other obligations.

Self Care is the attention paid to yourself in the spirit of growth and also wellness. It’s vital for staying healthy.

It’s often seen as a luxury. At times it’s mistaken for self-absorption as well as “me first”. However, self-care is really a vital necessity for taking care of yourself, so you can take care of others.

Failure Is Inevitable For Success

Small or big changes in our lives happen that tear us down and cause us to fail.

Failure might make us feel unworthy for not succeeding. I got news for you, it’s an inevitable part of life.

Instead of seeing failure as a bad thing it’s important to see it differently. For example failure should remind you to approach a goal in a different way based on the lessons you’ve learned. You might end up reemerging stronger than ever.

Things Aren’t Always What They Seem

Staying open minded is vital, because things aren’t always what they seem.

Sometimes people, situations as well as certain events end up being different that how we see them. It comes to show that how you see a situation is neither correct, nor your beliefs are well adjusted.

Our minds have a habit of jumping to conclusions and also rushing into things. A vital lesson to learn is to not always listen to your mind.

Be Intentional With Everything You Do

What does this mean? It means to live with intention, which means to purposely choose to create the life you want.

It also means to not have your life dictated by other people. Instead you do everything with a clear purpose and focus.

Listen To Your Gut Instinct

A gut feeling is something only you experience. It’s a personal feeling that no one else can weigh in on except you.

Often, its anxiety that comes as tightness in your chest or stomach.

It’s a sixth sense that tells you that a situation is off. When you listen to it it helps you avoid unhealthy relationships as well as situations.

Don’t Waste Your Time With People And Things That Don’t Add Value To Your Life

This is vital. It makes anxiety worse when you spend time with the wrong people. They’ll not only add zero value to your life, they also make your anxiety worse.

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How Did 2020 Affect You?

How did you apply 2020 lessons to your life?

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Sources:

https://www.ama-assn.org/delivering-care/public-health/treating-pandemic-wave-anxiety-depression-requires-team-effort

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/mental-illness-in-america/202001/making-self-care-priority

https://exploringyourmind.com/stay-open-minded-things-arent-what-they-seem/

https://lucemiconsulting.co.uk/be-intentional/

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