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We let our knowledge and experiences of the past project into our future, by making concrete predictions that this or that cannot happen due to what happened in the past.
But life is constantly changing, flowing like a river, and does not follow past patterns.
This is a mental state where, as a result of a certain bad experience, we believe that we can’t do anything about a certain problem.
We can start to feel helpless when we see people fail in a certain plan, and this could start acting as a negative motivation in our minds.
One can overcome learned helplessness by changing the attribution style, or the way one looks at the causes of events in one’s life.
... not for what you wish it could be.
Appear to human nature rather than railing against it. You can’t change other people’s behavior by appealing to their moral code. The opposite will happen.
Losing a job and being unemployed impact your mood, affect how you look for work and your chances of success. It is important to understand the emotional and psychological factors that could be hindering your efforts.
But this moment gives you an opportunity to consider the bigger picture. Do you see yourself having a long-term career in your current industry? To improve your prospects, you could learn a new skill that will likely be in demand going forward. You may have to go back to college or get training.