40 Ways To Rebound From Discouragement!

Discouragement can be overcome!

You can rebound from discouragement like any other overwhelming feeling that a person can have. I encourage you to do what it says in Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not unto your own understanding, but in all your ways submit to Him, and He will make your paths straight.

 

Discouragement Is Something That Can Be Overcome!

 

There Are Times In Our Lives That We All Get Discouraged.

Some good can come out of being discouraged. It can show us what we need to do differently to reach our goal, or sometimes learn a lesson. The thing is that we need to know that we can rebound from discouragement, we do not need to live in that state of mind. But we also need to know that if we didn’t experience the lows in life, then we wouldn’t appreciate the good times. If you have a specific topic you would like to learn more about, visit GotQuestions.org for more helpful information.

Learn some ways below on how to rebound from discouragement!

Discouragement can weigh heavy

Discouragement can weigh heavy on one’s shoulders. But you need to try to rebound from discouragement as quickly as possible.

  • Do not allow your anger to overwhelm you.
  • Do not try to change other people, accept them for who they are; only the Holy Spirit can change people.
  • Do some brainstorming with God to help you get from where you are to where you want to be.
  • Don’t allow your ego to stop your growth; submit yourself to God.
  • Focus on what needs your attention and make sure it is in God’s will.
  • Keep an encouragement log to remember the victories of the past that God has allowed you to accomplish.
  • On paper, define your values and your beliefs, make sure to put God in if He is not now.
  • Pray to find someone who could use some help and then help them.
  • Put down what you are doing, and get some fresh air and exercise, talk to God while you are out there.
  • Readjust your plans and expectations by including God in your plans this time.
  • Remind yourself that you are not the center of the world, God is.
  • Step back to take a look at the big picture, will this problem matter 100 years from now.
  • Treat yourself when you accomplish something that was holding you back and give thanks to God.

 

 


 

Depression or sadness

Do not allow depression or sadness get the best of you.

More Ways To Rebound From Discouragement

  • Accomplish something small to encourage you to do more.
  • Ask God to help you figure out ways to become more organized.
  • Ask someone you know how they overcome discouragement in their life.
  • Be more aware of how you talk to yourself.
  • If you get discouraged, acknowledge it, step back, pray, and then regroup.
  • Keep track of your general progress in your life.
  • Make it a point to watch a comedy with a friend.
  • Make sure you are getting proper rest and sleep.
  • Reevaluate your “priorities” if you are getting nowhere, if something is not Biblical, cut it out.
  • Start and stick with a simple journal.
  • Stick to your vision as long as it still has potential, ask God for direction.
  • Try something new or different.
  • When we complain, it only makes things worse. Instead, try to focus on solutions.

 

 


 

Signs of depression

If you think you have signs of depression, I encourage you to seek medical help to make sure you are okay.

More Ways To Rebound From Discouragement

  • Allow yourself time to relax or even take a nap. Jesus took a nap on the boat during a storm.
  • Are the people you are spending time with pick you up or drag you down?
  • Change your routine in some way or another.
  • Eliminate drama from your life. Respond to things in sensible ways instead of emotional ways.
  • Engage in positive self-talk with yourself and prayer with God.
  • Failure is not necessarily a bad thing if we can learn from it.
  • Focus in prayer, trying to set specific and measurable time-based goals.
  • Focus on only one thing at a time, temporarily take baby steps if necessary.
  • If something is causing constant pain and problems, try to solve it or consider taking a new road.
  • Only compare yourself with your potential, not other people’s potential.
  • Pray to God first, but then you can speak with a mentor or contact a close friend or pastor.
  • Sit down with God in prayer, and create and follow a well thought out action plan.
  • Take full responsibility for your attitude; ask God to direct you.
  • Think about what it would look like when you finally accomplish your goals.