5 Tips to Move Past Hard Times

Struggles will continuously appear throughout life. College presents new challenges most of which relate to independence and responsibility. Everyone must learn to handle them healthily. Here are 5 healthy mindsets to practice daily.

1. Handle your problems don't let them handle you Problems only exist if you let them. When facing a problem don't find a reason why it should linger. Instead, face it head on swiftly.

2. Don't surround yourself with negative people Negativity is contagious, and it can make it more challenging to address problems. Remember constructive criticism is not the same as negativity.

3. Flow with your problems instead of resisting them Problems are part of life. Make them an observer to success rather than a contributor to failure.

4. Train your mind

Close your eyes and breath when stress emerges.

5. Never use substances to handle problems

They will make your problems worse.