Overcoming Personal Crisis

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My personal crisis began with a phone call, "Your mother has a rheumatic heart disease." It was in the year 2009. Yes, five years have passed since then. A personal crisis is a crucial or decisive point or situation in one's life, either politically, personally or economically. It can make one feel as though your life is spinning out of control due to the sudden negative changes and hardships. This is exactly how I feel during these days. It is like a bomb that exploded in my life. Experiencing a personal crisis can make you feel as though your life is spinning out of control. No one is exempted. Somewhere, somehow, sometime you will have to face a crisis that will change your life. There are some things you can do to get through this period of time and begin to be a survivor in your own eyes. Through crisis the possibility exists for creating something new and better and you can emerge from crisis a stronger, wiser and more capable person. One of the biggest problems arising from a personal crisis is not knowing what to do. Through this, I learned how to be decisive. Doing something is almost always better than doing nothing and, even if you do make a wrong decision, you can take action to fix it or put it right. I also learned to develop a new mental perspective. There is a need to gain a mental grasp of the crisis, to analyze all of the components that are contributing to the crisis. Growing through a crisis means adapting mentally and developing new thoughts. I developed new mental map that contains revised dreams and goals. It enabled me to identify new opportunities as I determined how this crisis shattered my expectations, dreams, and goals. At some point, I felt like it was too much to handle. Learning everything you can about the crisis lessened this overwhelming feeling. The more you know it, the better you'll be able to deal with it. Face the painful
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