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Breakups Don’t Have To Ruin Your Life

They’re an opportunity to get clear on your priorities

Breakups can be difficult. One day, you’re madly in love with someone, and the next day you’re in tears as the relationship shatters into pieces.

Reflect On How You Feel

Everybody has different emotions after a breakup. Although you can talk to friends & family to help ease the pain, you’re the only person in the world who can understand the true extent of your heartbreak.

“Everybody comes to a point in their life when they want to quit. But it’s what you do at that moment that determines who you are.”

We often look at our circumstances and feel like the pain we are currently suffering is inescapable. The thought of not being able to love again prevents us from moving on, and thus forever traps us in eternal pain.

How Do You Take Care Of Yourself?

Figure out what brings you a sense of fulfillment. Because if you’re able to become 1% happier each day by doing something you enjoy, the pain of the breakup shall fade. After all, it’s impossible to be upset & grateful at the same time.

  • Indulge yourself. Get a new haircut, buy some new clothes, or do whatever else you enjoy to inspire some self-confidence. This is the beginning of a new era in your life, so it’s an opportunity to transform your identity into whomever you want to be.
  • Discover a new hobby. Now that you’re no longer in a relationship, it’s probable that you have a few extra hours per week to yourself. So why not use that time to practice doing something you love? Write a novel, learn a new language or anything else which you might find interesting. You’ll be amazed at how quickly you’re able to take your mind off things.

“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of human freedoms — to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”

So whenever you find yourself feeling heartbroken, ask yourself: “What can I do to become a little bit happier today?”

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