Keep asking yourself “Why does my life suck?” There are ten likely culprits of why your life sucks. Read through the following ten reasons why life sucks and ask yourself which are true for you. Once you have determined why you life is so sucky you’ll be able to make the neccessary adjustments to make life less suck and more awesome.
Why Does My Life Suck? Reason 10: Because you don’t know what to do
A lot of people get stuck in a rut where they basically have absolutely no clue what to do with themselves. There are two solutions to this problem: 1) do the first thing that comes to mind, because it’s better to do anything than nothing. 2) Meditate. When you meditate you silence your thoughts and allow yourself to get back into the moment.
Click the DO IT button to learn how to meditate and to silence your mind.
Oftentimes, we know what we want from life, but we’re too afraid to get it. The best example of this is when you have a crush you’re afraid to ask out. Instead of plucking up the courage and asking the other person out, you keep telling yourself that you suck and that you’re incapable because, in a lot of ways, that’s easier than facing the fear and doing what you really want to do. If you think you might be afraid, click the DO IT button to conquer your fear.
Why Does My Life Suck? Reason 8: Because you have no appreciation
There isn’t one person on the face of the planet who doesn’t have something to be thankful for. The poorest man in the world, alone, in the cold of night has the stars. There is always something. You need to challenge those negative thoughts and force yourself to find something positive. If you need some appreciation. .. well, actually, we’ve got a lot of articles on that here. CLICK the DO IT button to develop your appreciation for your own life.
Loneliness will completely destroy a person emotionally (that much I can say for sure from personal experience). You need to go out and chat to people. If you’re really lonely, it doesn’t even matter who you talk to, just talk to anyone. Find someone else who is lonely (there are a lot of people) and talk to them. Companionship is immensely important. And if you can’t talk to another person (perhaps because of social anxiety, for instance) then you can always get a pet. Pets make amazing companions.
Self obsession is a killer. I know from personal experience that thinking entirely about yourself will f**k you up. After I was bullied severely at school I entered a mode where it was me VS the world. NEWS FLASH: That mentality aint going to get you anywhere. A human being needs to be compassionate and empathetic. Stop thinking about yourself and help someone else. Perhaps that person will then help you out in return.
If you’re generally thinking that life sucks, it’s important to ask if you’re suffering from depression. If you’ve been thinking life sucks for a long time, you may be showing the symptoms of depression, in which case consult a healthcare professional to get help with depression. If you’re just a little down at the moment, here are the top 5 reasons why you’re feeling that way. . .
Why Does Life Suck So Much? Reason 5: Because you’re comparing yourself to others.
There will always be people better off than you. There will always be people worse off than you. If you spend your life comparing yourself to those who are currently better off than you, you’ll always look like you have it bad in comparison. Don’t compare yourself to anyone, just accept your own life as it is, love it and cherish it.
Why Does Life Suck So Much? Reason 4: Because it didn’t turn out as you planned it.
Maybe you thought you’d be a famous rock musician or a wall street stockbroker. Maybe life didn’t turn out that way. Honesty, I don’t think a single day in my life has ever turned out as planned. So what. You are where you are now, regardless of how you got there and regardless of what you previously thought you would be. Make the most of now. Live in the moment.
The best way to learn to live in the moment is by practicing meditation. Click the DO IT button to give it a shot.
Why Does Life Suck So Much? Reason 3: Because you keep saying it sucks
Fact of the matter is you may have gotten in to the habit of thinking negatively. If you continually ask yourself “Why does my life suck” you will continually find answers. When you say that line, you are forcing your brain to come up with ways in which your life sucks. Why not try asking, “Why is my life great?” instead? This will make you get in the habit of looking at the good points of your life. This one habit change could lead you from being a pessimist to an optimist.
Telling yourself that your life sucks is a CLASSIC example of negative self talk and it will ruin you if you let it. Let’s get that negative BS out the way right now. Hit the DO IT button and let’s get it done.
We pay a lot of attention to the things people say. Even when we know that someone else is talking rubbish or intentionally trying to upset us, we still pay attention to their words and their words still hurt. “Sticks and stones. . . “ is bullshit. You get hit by a stone your body will heal in a few days. If someone says something hurtful to you it could mess you up for years. Ask yourself: did someone else make you think negatively about yourself? If so, challenge the negative thoughts they gave you. You could even confront them about it (non-violently, of course).
Here’s the psychological TRUTH of why that person told you your life sucks: either a) they’re jealous of you for something, or b) because they think their own life sucks.
Why Does Life Suck So Much? Reason 1 : Because instead of looking at something positive you’re looking at a bunch of reasons why your life sucks
You actively chose to Google the words “Why does my life suck.” Now, seriously, do you think that’s going to make you think more positively?! Didn’t think so. Here’s a better idea: check out our humungous list of articles on positivity. We’ve got articles on: positive living, positive inspiration in movies and games and positive quotes.
If all else fails, meditate. Meditation is the best thing you can do for both your mental and physical health and it will get you feeling more positive. Just close your eyes, focus on your breath, and count to 100 breaths (breathe in- 1- breathe out. PAUSE breathe in-2 . . . etc. up to 100. Trust me it will chill you out and make you feel good).
You have TONS of things to be thankful for. Trust me. Sitting here staring at a screen while struggling to pay my rent, it would be easy for me to tell you that yeah, life sucks. But you’ve got to move beyond those thoughts. There’s one more thing I’d like you to read before you go on with your now AWESOME life. Click the LEARN MORE button to find it.
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