30 April 2011

Epiphany: Problem-solving

I wanted to highlight the key points and feelings I can remember that have helped me to reach an epiphany and solve my problems. Different things work for different people and for me it helps to write everything down.

An easy way to get over things with are bothering you (anxiety) is to 'invent' a reason. This is called Cognitive dissonance.

As for ways to help you get over your problems:

  • Writing them down - helps me a lot when insomnia kicks in
  • Being around other people/friends
  • Listening to music/watching a film/reading a book
  • Drinking (although this isn't really solving them just postponing them)
  • Sleeping
Some things that have helped me realise the best idea to 'invent' and how I should approach situations: