How To Deal With Disappointment

Disappointment can be a horrible word. It is loaded for many reasons, and however you ‘choose’ to be disappointed there are ways for dealing with disappointment. In this article I share with you a few ways for how you can respond to disappointment.

Ask yourself how you feel.

Look, being honest with your feelings is really hard. It is one of the toughest things to do. Yet, when you are really vulnerable to your thoughts and feelings you will gain so much about the situation.

Admit your feelings honestly, to allow you to address the situation easily and clearly. Ask yourself about what happened, what you wanted to happen and why the situation is disappointing. Explore the thought process leading to your disappointment i.e. at the time, what were you thinking when things did not occur as I anticipated? Was I blaming myself, others, or searching for excuses? If you were indeed making excuses and “dodging responsibility” you must focus on facing the facts of...

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