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Life Issues

Welcome to our Life Issues topic area. Life issues are common problems, issues and/or crises that happen to normal people living normal lives. Examples include managing one's relationships so that they are healthy and functional, surviving disabilities, coping with grief, loss and self-esteem issues.


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How can I better deal with problems and issues in life?

  • Life issues are common problems, issues and/or crises that happen to normal people living normal lives.
  • Examples include managing one's relationships so that they are healthy and functional, surviving disabilities, coping with grief, loss and self-esteem issues.
  • A person's ability to be grateful is quite independent of that person's possession of things to be grateful about.
  • Keeping life’s basics in mind helps us to steer in the right direction, even when the going gets tough. 
  • Finding your purpose and making a difference in the world can easily get buried in the landfill of daily life.
  • Studies show that cultivating gratitude and gladness has lasting and important benefits, including lifting your mood, increasing satisfaction with life, and building resilience.
  • When we deliberately slow down, we are forced to make decisions about how we will use our limited time.
  • Making a stress-management plan takes a little work, but it can really pay off in terms of your health, stress levels and self-esteem.
  • In order to move forward when life veers off track, we must learn to first acknowledge and tolerate that life has handed us an unexpected and unwelcome circumstance.

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