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57 Simple Ways To Help You Get Through Difficult Times

Liza Summer

You can’t avoid difficult times, but you can manage them. Here are 57 simple ways to help you get through whatever you are going through in your life right now. Let us get started.

Be strong.

Believe in yourself.

You are building your courage.

Do not lose hope.

Surround yourself with positive people.

Do not forget your dreams.

Stay focused.

Never stop dreaming.

Be confident in yourself.

Be confident in what you do.

Thank God for your life.

Give praise to God for what He has done for you.

Trust God.

Thank God for what you are seeking.

Be brave.

Be ambitious.

Thank God for what you are going through.

Learn from what you are going through.

You are growing.

Know that life is full of difficult times.

Know that life is a battle.

And know that life is a fight.

Motivate yourself.

Do not close your eyes.

Be open to opportunities.

Comfort yourself.

Encourage yourself.

You should never give up on yourself.

During difficult times, you get to know the people around you, including yourself.

Know that you are going through difficult times for a reason.

Know that they are not going to be here forever. Because nothing stays forever, not even your problems.

Take care of yourself.

Keep your head up.

Keep busy.

Face it with a positive attitude.

You have got to go through it.

Difficult times are preparing you, not destroying you.

Be grateful for your life.

Know that everything happens for a reason.

Trust in God.

You are building your strengths.

Just focus on where you are, on what is going on in your life, and how to make it better.

It is not the right time to worry about your future.

Do not worry about your failures.

Do not worry about your mistakes.

Do not worry about your past. It is not the right time to do those things.

Focus on what you can take away from what you are going through. Ask yourself, ” What can I learn from what I am going through?”

Do good things to other people.

Do not worry about what is going on in your life. Worry won’t stop it.

Just focus on doing your best, on giving your best.

What you are going through won’t break you. It will promote you.

Keep going. Do not change your attitude.

Do not be scared.

Do not be discouraged.

Be courageous.

Love yourself.

Forgive yourself. Forgive someone.

And do more work. Because the more you do, the more you get.

Remember, nothing is permanent. Whatever you are going through, it will come to pass.

“God Never Hurries.” Here Is Why?

Photo by Sora Shimazaki

A. W. Tozer said, “God never hurries. There are no deadlines against which he must work. Only to know this is to quiet our spirits and relax our nerves.”

Look, you can run all you like. You are not a machine. You are a human being. As a human being, you will do better if you have the courage to stop, relax, and think.

Productivity is not about running; it is about resting. You will perform better if you have the courage to rest. No matter what you are doing, take some time to relax, to reconnect with yourself.

If it is possible, strive for a balanced life. In his book The Art of Being: 101 Ways to Practice Purpose in Your Life, Dennis Merritt Jones writes, “Some people devote so much time to their work and making lots of money that they forget what it means to play, relax, and spend time with loved ones. Others play so much that they don’t know what it is to work.”

It does not matter what you do, do not choose your work over your life. Forget about the salary. If you die, the company will replace you with another person.

You are the best because you are alive. You are still useful. Yes, you love your work. Yes, you MUST love your life more than your work, no matter how powerful. Seek a balanced life. Dennis Merritt Jones was right when he said, “Living a balanced life will produce a life of wholeness and deep inner peace.” If you think living a balanced life is not enough for you, then ask yourself, “How free am I in my everyday life, really?”

Further Reading:

Jones, D. M., The Art of Being: 101 Ways to Practice Purpose in Your Life (New York: Penguin Group, 2008): 66-67, 88.