“Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive”. Elbert Hubbard
“If the problem can be solved why worry?
If the problem cannot be solved worrying will do you no good.”
Why you think there is a constant pressure on your life ?
Is it possible to let the steam out and lead a better peaceful and contended life ?
What are all the ways you think you are getting pressure even on your routine day-to-day life ? Let us discuss.
You want to do something you like but the family members advising you otherwise.You have two choices,either go ahead and do what you wanted to do or listen to your family.
The emotional tactic adopted by family members is crucial in influencing your thoughts.
Solution– Since you are grown up ,you can take your own well-meant decisions.
I feel emotional pressure by the family members is a kind of ‘blackmail’.
It is defined as the influence that is exerted on a person or groups.It can be argument,persuasion and conformity and demands.
Solution- Develop self confidence and mingle with people who accept you as you are. ( Like minded )
Peer pressure is the direct influence on people by peers, or the effect on an individual who gets encouraged to follow their peers by changing their attitudes, values or behaviors to conform to those of the influencing group or individual.
You will fall prey to peer pressure because you want to fit in .The peer can be your friend,classmate or colleague.
Solution– Be bold,think of the consequences,say a polite ‘thank you’ and be selective.
Our own tendencies
Author Gretchen Rubin has built a model called Four Tendencies Framework namely
She says that the four tendencies are responsible as to why we act and why we don’t act.
These tendencies can create pressure on oneself.
Solution– Change your tendencies.As simple as that.
You can even take the quiz of Gretchen Rubin here to know what personality you belong and how much pressure you are facing in your life.Click the link