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How to overcome Learned helplessness

Question:

Since childhood, I have seen many negative events in my life due to which I fail to find any happiness in life now. Repeatedly I am facing failure in whatever I do. I can't control anything and give up easily in any situation. How to tackle this.

Dear Teentalker,

Thanks for reaching us and sharing your concerns. I can really understand your situation and your worry.

What you are describing here, seems like its Learned Helplessness where  in a person, after repeatedly experiencing negative, uncontrollable events, starts to see themselves as “helpless.” As a result, the person stops expecting positive change and starts to accept negative events. Overcome learned helplessness by figuring out the cause of your helplessness. Then, work to replace the beliefs that keep you stuck and take back control of your life.

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