10 Ways To Find Happiness When You’ve Hit Rock Bottom

Thought Catalog

I’ve been in some shitty situations in my life, to say the least. Who hasn’t, right? Some of them were of my own creation and others came straight out of left field and were nearly impossible to prepare for. Here’s a list of things I discovered that helped me find some relief during my, personal, rock bottom.

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1. Be nice to people.

Corny? Possibly. Underrated? You bet. If you can be kind through your dark times and not bite the unsuspecting heads off of innocent bystanders, you’ll find your personal happiness uplifted. It won’t pay your bills or fix your health, but it will give you some personal satisfaction and gratification. Plus, good karma is always nice.

2. Accomplish something

During low points, or mine at least, I felt like a total failure. I was simultaneously diagnosed with cancer and then fired from a job I had worked hard toward for…

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