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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 and Family Therapist in Agoura Hills, CA. She graduated Phillips Graduate Institute with a Master of Arts in Psychology in 2014 and received her Chemical Dependency Specialty in 2014. Today, she practices Congnitive-behavioral therapy to help individuals, couples, and families identify and overcome a variety of unique challenges.