We live in a world, where it is no more the easy one. We live in a world overrun by stress and desperation. In this competitive world, it is an increasingly contributing factor to poor health. It is a condition what you feel when you have to handle more than you are used to.
Undoubtedly, it can be said that nothing can be achieved without hard work. But excess of anything is poison. In psychology, desperation is defined as a combination of strain and pressure. This is one type of psychological pain. Sometimes it is beneficial. But excessive strain leads to many disorders such as anxiety, nervousness, insomnia, migraine, lethargy, etc.
“When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.”
Symptoms of Desperation:
Sometimes the symptoms of desperation are markable and sometimes not. First of all, the major symptoms are dizziness, high blood pressure, sweaty palms, anxiety, migraine, heartburn, constipation, trembling, etc. Similarly, when you are desperate, your body responds as though you are in danger. This even causes hormonal imbalance and stuff. It even contributes to weakening the immune system.
Avoiding stress conditions such as overcrowds, hectic schedule, noisy environment, irritating people, elevated sound levels, rush hour traffic, etc. are some practical ways to avoid the bad impacts of agony. It is not always possible to avoid desperations; therefore, it is essential to alter the body’s response to desperate situations.
As per the studies, the body’s response can be altered both indirectly and by changing the mental state of mind and emotional condition. Even meditation and exercise help. To live a better, happy and healthy life it is highly essential to control desperation as this leads to many problems. Stress leads to misery if not treated or taken care of.
Some measures to get stress under control are:
- Finding out the reason causing desperation and avoiding it.
- A sound sleep of at least seven to eight hours every night relieves the desperation.
- Having a nutritional breakfast.
- Meditation and yoga.
- Restricting your intake of tea, coffee, and soft drinks containing caffeine.
- Avoid smoking.
- Maintain the height and weight of the body according to the BMI.
- Having three perfect adequate meals a day with no snacks in between them.
- Tracking your despair is certainly helpful even more, it can help you find out how much misery you feel and what is causing you desperation.
Stop Thinking About or Write It Down A Page:
The most effective way to avoid this salutation is whenever you find yourself starting to worry, try to stop thinking about or try to write it down a page. This makes feel much better. Try to stick to the strategy of “learn to say no” as this causes lesser problems and desperation. At the same time, some basic measures such as removing stuff from the table, wardrobes, closets that causes discomfort would be very helpful. Not able to talk about your needs and concerns creates distress and can make negative feelings worse.
Clear communication can help you express how you feel in a thoughtful, tactful way and even releases the desperation. Sometimes talking to a friend or maybe a counselor helps a lot. You can spend quality time with those people who understand you and makes you feel safe.
Never Forget the 4 A’s:
Desperation causes people to smoke, using drugs to relax, drinking too much, etc. It is essential to replace unhealthy coping strategies for healthy ones. The basic tip to manage is “Never forget the 4 A’s” that is Avoid, Alter, Adapt and Accept.
Avoid Desperation and Relax:
AVOID unnecessary depression, ALTER the situation, ADAPT to the present and ACCEPT the things you cannot change.
Even beyond all these and a positive attitude, desperation can be reduced by adding a change to your lifestyles such as makes time for fun and relaxation. Nurturing yourself is a necessity, not a luxury. If you regularly make time for fun and relaxation you will be in a better place to handle problems in life.
Balance the Hectic Lifestyle:
Do something you enjoy every day and never lose your sense of humor. Balance your hectic schedule through better organization of work.
The organization is the best secret to reducing work-related worries and pressure. Even you can take the help of music as music play a very important role in releasing desperation. So put some music and dance around. Video games and other outdoor games help a lot.
Effects of Desperation:
Nowadays, the stress in an individual leading to desperation is a very common issue. Symptoms that are very common which reflects desperate behavior are as follows:
– Muscle Tension
– Sleep Difficulties
– Change in appetite
– Feeling mentally drained out
– Frightened or irritable
– Inability to concentrate or complete the task
This needs to be cured as soon as possible. If not, desperation leads to many severe disorders. Balancing food choices, regular breakfast, following good food habits, hygiene is all that counts.
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