Effectively handling situations is a skill that most people are not aware of, neither do they try to cultivate. A rainy day is an uncomfortable situation where resources for a particular thing are lacking. It could be personal or professional. In either case, there are certain tips to dealing with a rainy day.
Dealing with a rainy day requires a clear mind. Getting your mind to that state in a tumultuous situation can be challenging.
Already, you’ve been thrown off balance and that’s alright. It happens.
Getting your card declined in a crucial moment, losing your identification card, being swindled. All these things, and many more, are sure to upset your mental balance.
However, to deal with the situation effectively, you have to calm down.
Step away from the situation, physically or mentally (whichever you can do based on logistics).
Take a walk, get a breather and calm down.
Then look at the situation with fresh eyes!
When you’ve calmed down, take a fresh look at the situation.
Your car stopped on the third-mainland bridge but hyperventilating wouldn’t have solved the problem.
Assessment is basically listing and weighing your available options for a solution.
Due to the fact that you’ve calmed down considerably, your mind will work faster to bring up possible answers to the problem at hand.
You are stuck in traffic and your interview starts in 2minutes. Send a message to HR or call a bike.
Laptop crashed in the middle of a job with a time-bomb deadline. Look for quick recovery methods or rush down to computer village.
Dress rips in the middle of the office day. Borrow a scarf or blazer to cover it up, hold it together with a safety pin or rush home in a cab to change (if you can)
Assessing the situation gives you directive in finding the right solution!
Have you ever been in a rainy day situation?
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