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It's okay to feel "Meh..."โ€‹


Have you ever felt like life is a rollercoaster, but you're just sitting there in the cart, feeling "meh" while everyone around you is screaming with excitement?


Or maybe it feels like you're a player in a game, but the controller is broken and you're just going through the motions, feeling "meh" about the whole thing.


๐Ÿ˜‘ Feeling "meh" can be like watching a movie that's just okay โ€“ you're not invested in the story or characters, but you're not actively disliking it either. You're just sort of there, watching it play out.


๐Ÿ˜‘ It's like being in a crowded room, but feeling completely alone. You see everyone around you talking, laughing, and having a good time, but you just can't seem to muster up the energy to join in.

๐Ÿ˜‘ Feeling "meh" can be a frustrating and confusing experience. It's like being stuck in the middle of a crossroads, not sure which direction to take, but not really caring about the destination either.


Remember,


Even the most robust machines need maintenance and downtime to perform at their best, and HUMANS are clearly no different.


We're not invincible superheroes; we need to recharge our batteries, both physically and mentally.


To help you understand more about this feeling let's explore if you have felt one or all of the following during your life.


๐ŸŽญ You wake up feeling unmotivated, and you struggle to get out of bed, despite having a busy day ahead.


๐ŸŽญ You feel disconnected from your passions or hobbies, and nothing seems to bring you joy or excitement.


๐ŸŽญ You have a lot of work to do, but you lack the energy or enthusiasm to tackle it.


๐ŸŽญ You're surrounded by people, but you feel alone, and you don't know how to connect with them.


๐ŸŽญ You feel like you're in a rut and are not making progress towards your goals.


So, the next time you are feeling "Meh" remember one thing, "I AM HUMAN" and cut yourself some slack.


But we can't stop here just because we justfied it's okay to feel "meh." Like everything else, there are also reasons why someone might feel like that...


Feeling "meh" can be caused by various factors, and it's not always easy to pinpoint the root cause.


Here are a few reasons you might be feeling this way:


  1. Lack of sleep: If you're not getting enough quality sleep, you're likely to feel tired and irritable.

  2. Stress and anxiety: High levels of stress and anxiety can leave you feeling drained and unmotivated.

  3. Boredom: If you're stuck in a routine that doesn't challenge or excite you, it's easy to feel unfulfilled and uninspired.

  4. Burnout: When you're overworked and overwhelmed, it's easy to feel exhausted and disconnected from your passions and hobbies.

  5. Seasonal changes: Some people experience mood changes and decreased energy levels during the winter months when there's less sunlight.

  6. Loneliness: If you're feeling isolated and disconnected from others, it's easy to feel down and unmotivated.

These are just a few reasons you might be feeling "meh," but there are many other factors that can contribute to this state of being "meh..."


How do you identify you are feeling "meh"?

Feeling Meh
Pic Credits: Elle Levy; Source: Behance

Feeling "meh" typically means feeling unenthusiastic or indifferent, lacking energy or motivation. Here are some signs that you might be feeling "meh":


  1. Lack of motivation: You may feel like you don't have the energy or drive to do anything, even things you normally enjoy.

  2. Difficulty concentrating: You may find it hard to focus on tasks or find yourself easily distracted.

  3. Mood swings: You may experience sudden shifts in mood, feeling happy one moment and then feeling down the next.

  4. Lack of interest in activities: You may feel apathetic towards activities that you used to enjoy.

  5. Social withdrawal: You may feel the urge to withdraw from social situations, preferring to be alone.

  6. Physical symptoms: You may experience physical symptoms such as fatigue, headaches, or stomach discomfort.


If you are experiencing these symptoms, it may be a sign that you are feeling "meh." It is important to take care of yourself and seek support if needed.


How to get out of the feeling "meh"?


If you're feeling "meh," there are several things you can try to help improve your mood and get back to feeling more positive and engaged:


  1. Connect with others: Sometimes, just talking to someone else can help you feel more energized and motivated. Reach out to friends or family members, or consider joining a social group or club to meet new people.

  2. Practice self-care: Taking care of yourself can help improve your mood and give you a sense of control over your day. Try activities like exercise, meditation, or spending time in nature to help you feel more grounded and centered.

  3. Set small goals: Sometimes, the sense of accomplishment that comes from achieving even a small goal can help you feel more motivated and engaged. Consider setting a few achievable goals for yourself each day, such as going for a walk or completing a work task.

  4. Try something new: Doing something you've never done before can help you break out of a rut and feel more excited about life. Consider trying a new hobby, taking a class, or exploring a new part of your town or city.


Remember that everyone feels "meh" from time to time, and it's okay to take steps to care for yourself when you're feeling down.


By taking care of yourself and trying new things, you can help improve your mood and find more joy in life.


But, if you're feeling "meh" for an extended period of time, it may be a sign of a more serious issue like depression or anxiety. Consider reaching out to a mental health professional for support and guidance.


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