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6 Ways to Overcome a Life Challenge

Every person has a time in there life that can be really hard to overcome. These situations can sometimes be referred to as life challenges. These life challenges can range from the death of a family member or friend, to losing your job. Mary Holloway, a contributor writer for the Huffington Post says, "These are situations that keep you waiting to wake up and find out this was all a bad dream." Holloway has tips to help you overcome your next life challenge. 

  1. Don't compare your blooper reel to other's highlight reel
  2. Realize that sometimes you have no control over what happens
  3. Surrender to your situation
  4. Understand that your coping mechanisms may be holding you hostage
  5. Harness your ego
  6. Create calm and gratitude

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Chris Massman is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist. Chris' training includes Family Systems Theory along with numerous other theories. She believes therapy is an art and chooses the theory she feels will most benefit the individual sitting in front of her. Her specialty lies is in the field of Chemical Dependency and Addictions. Chris is currently seeing individuals, couples and families. Chris is a Clinical member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists as well as the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. Chris has two locations including Tarzana and Agoura Hills, CA.