You hate your life. Maybe you hate school, hate your parents, hate yourself, or all three. You wonder whether life will ever get any better, or if it will always be this terrible. Good news first: Life will get better. Things will change. Bad news: You have to change your situation yourself. Here are five things you can do to make your life better—starting today. So, for you, this could be listening to your favorite singer on repeat. Shooting some hoops, with or without a friend.
I Hate My Life
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Everyone, at some point in their life, has looked in the mirror and hated the person they saw. No one, no matter how successful or accomplished they might be, is immune to these feelings and emotions. Robert Downey Jr. He hated his life and attempted to numb this hate with one of the most addicting substances on the planet. Yet today, he lives an almost unimaginable life. Jim Carrey, Stephen King, and J.
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The truth is, no matter how singled out or overwhelmed we feel, and no matter what area we are struggling in, we are not alone. More than half of U. All of us have moments of utter despair. Escaping from this hopeless-seeming state may feel impossible.
From growing up and working to paying bills, balancing budgets, and having and raising kids, "adulting" can be difficult. But what should you do if you're feeling hopeless and the sensation that you hate your life isn't a passing thing, brought on by a sudden circumstance? According to Jessica Marchena , a licensed psychotherapist in Boca Raton, Florida, before you can change your outlook, you need to admit something is wrong. Of course, the "action" depends on the source of your unhappiness. The good news is that there is hope. Following these steps can help you remove obstacles, alter your perception, and ideally, make you hate your life less. While certain baseline behaviors may seem obvious, i. Situations and circumstances become clearer with time and distance. For that reason, Marchena suggests practicing mindfulness or meditating before making any life altering decisions.