Agree, often in order to justify the eccentricity or the unusual behavior of a person aged 35–45, you can hear: “Yes, he has a middle age crisis!”
Thanks to such excuses, this concept itself acquired a negative meaning. The notion of a midlife crisis is widely heard by almost everyone; it has already gone beyond the psychological terminology and has stepped deep into the masses, acquiring this negative connotation.
The crisis in terms of psychology is not bad. This is a natural stage of development. From early childhood, the child develops, overcoming a number of crises. In this case, the crisis is a short process of restructuring the nervous system, which leads to the emergence of new skills. Everyone knows about children's crises of 3 and 7 years, about the adolescent crisis and, of course, about the crisis of middle age.
For many women, this causes anxiety. Some are waiting for this moment on the top four, when they already want to vomit and throw, wear a mini leopard or buy a red sports car. Meanwhile, for many, the middle age crisis passes without any extreme emotional breakdowns.
In general, this period is characterized by a feeling of being lost from life orientations, the meaninglessness of life, dissatisfaction with oneself. Some want to change jobs or their image, some fall into a depressive state. The main thing is not to aggravate one's condition by excessive winding and not to bring oneself to depression or neurosis. After all, the crisis is fine and this is why
Ability to take a break
Our life now is a race. In pursuit of career, social status and relationships, we often push our thoughts and feelings into the background. We have no time to think: “What do I want? What do I really feel? ”Often, this leads to various problems.
Why during the crisis period, instead of freaking out and being tormented by doubts about the meaning of life, do not take care of yourself and your health: physical and psychological. Take a course of massage, yoga, spa treatments - any suitable source of relaxation and relaxation.
Take advantage of the crisis, as a pit stop in the race of life. This is an opportunity to stop and analyze your desires and emotions.
Source of new features
A crisis is a natural stage of development. Coming out of the crisis, we discover new opportunities and skills. The midlife crisis gives us an awareness of our wisdom and life experience. After it begins the real maturity. We can already separate the really important things from nonsense, we can value ourselves.
During a crisis, you may want to somehow change your life. And these changes can lead to positive changes within you.
Value revaluation time
During a midlife crisis, you can take a critical look at your life from the perspective of your experience. In many ways, you will have a desire to revise your life goals and attitudes. With some old habits or illusions have to part. Do not regret about it. Take a look at this process as a general cleaning. After all, if you do not clear the space, then nothing new in your life just will not appear.
Here are three good reasons not only not to be afraid of the midlife crisis, but also to approach it consciously. Love and accept yourself and all those changes that come to you with age - this will help you to avoid a number of disappointments and stresses.