Psychology – How can psychology help you in your Personal Life

“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.” –  Marcus Aurelius

Man, the wisdom being bestowed upon, has been regarded to be a rational being.Owing to the knowledge of facts and the knowledge of causes, he is capable of using his mind to reason or reflect. Judgments or opinions or conclusions that he arrives at, are the basis of his forming of thoughts. It is his freewill and the ability to make decisions and self-determination that he has have a lot to do with his life span.

The right person is he who thinks rightly to do the right things at the right time. This gives one the way to his thinking or forming his thoughts before a judgment is made or an opinion is formed or a conclusion is arrived at. It thus may be rightly said that the life made by one is the product of one’s thinking.

Hence, there is a need for changing the way of thinking to make the life interesting and pleasing. It may further be said, where there is a right thinking, there is a possibility of improving life and making it fulfilling.

Behind every decision an individual makes, there is psychology, that is, his mental process relating to all aspects of his life, and it’s that triggers him to behave in a particular way and to make decisions accordingly. It is very important for one to consider if there is proper application of one’s psychology. Psychology is very much helpful for our personal lives, as it provides the solutions to the problems and the helpful ways to live life satisfactorily. It seeks: how do we see the things around us in our personal lives? How do we feel? What in built abilities have we possessed and what must be learnt more in order to develop our personality?

Psychology is not confined to the college or degree level of study. Nor it may be disregarded being regarded as a vast area of learning. But psychology is one of the interesting things we use in our everyday life unknowingly that we are applying it. It would be more interesting and helpful if it is made to work for us.

As said above, behind every decision you make, there is a mental process. At the very initial stage, it is very important to think that the decision you are making is the right one or not; to ensure ifs and buts, pros and cons have been fully observed, lest you may be facing regrets eventually. In this way, thinking about a situation from the best possible angles and viewpoints will be very much helpful.

If situations are upsetting, then change the way of thinking to find the ways of conquering your sorrows, because thinking with different angles may lead one to the positive aspect or aspects of a situation. It is believed that even if the situations seem to be difficult, there is at least one possible way that can be adopted provided that the application of psychology is in the right way. You may have heard the saying: if one door is closed, many doors are available to seek the opportunities. In this way, it is nothing but your own psychology that helps you overcome your problems.

More often than not, the sentence from a highly addicted smoker may have been heard, “I can’t help smoking”. Evidences reveal that the psychology can help one to get rid of a bad habit in which even he has long addiction. All that he needs to have a firm determination to stop smoking. Yet again, the determination and the decision of getting rid of this bad habit is based upon his psychological process.

It is always good to control oneself if the situations are not to be controlled over, as it is possible in the former case, whereas it’s not in the latter. In this way, on the basis of altering the mental state one can come through peacefully even in the worst situations or unpleasant experiences. Thus, the process of making choices and reaching at right conclusion is a great way which is associated with nothing but one’s own psychology.

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Written by:
K. A. Fareed (Fareed Siddiqui)
Writer, Trainer, Author, Blogger, Software Developer
BBA, MBA-Finance, MPhil-Financial Management, (MSc-Software Engineering)
MA-English, MPhil-English
Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications and Programming
Certificate course in English language proficiency
Level 1 – Leadership and Management ILM – UK
Pursuing CMA-USA
Individual Member of Institute of Management Consultants of India


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