It is a known issue and a normal phenomena for every human being that when you are emotionally disturbed you cannot focus on your goals. Similarly, your blogging career will be affected when you are not emotionally stable.
There might be number of reasons for getting emotionally disturbed. You may have experienced a recent breakup or your current relationship ruined or death of a loved one. Whatever the scenario may be, but it surely effect your performance overall.
First thing that happens to most people is that they lose focus and get distracted. For example, if you are blogging, then it might take days or even months to nail a good post. When you lose focus, it means you are also losing valuable traffic to your blog.
Delays in Work
Mostly, people delay daily tasks to next day and so on. The reason behind is that you are not able to concentrate on one thing, and it takes so much time that it will get delayed to next day always.
No Interest in Work
This is the most dangerous state of mind where you have no interest in work you used to do. You keep on thinking about your relationship or a person all the time. You take no interest in working on daily tasks and think about other ways to go back to normal state of mind.
You lose all your valuable connections and hesitate to build new connections. You are emotionally disturbed that you forget the essence of networking with other people.
Your blog will be the victim of your emotional state because it will be neglected badly. You may lose potential guest blogging opportunities, advertising queries or even growth chances. It is all because of poor management due to emotional imbalance.
You may lose all the motivation to work on your blog because you might get a feeling that everything is now useless. It is a worst situation because it might end most people blogging career or hurt their blog.
How to Recover from Emotional Distress?
It is very hard to recover instantly because emotions play an important role in keeping you motivated. However, you can follow these steps to improve your productivity.
Never Work Alone
You always wanted to work alone and need a quiet place, but when you are emotionally disturbed, it can be your worst enemy to sit alone in a room. Try to go out and work in a café or in office because you will keep your emotions inside in front of other people. Coffee shops and cafes are my personal favorites to give time to your blog.
When you move your body, you will get tired and sleep regularly. It will help you keep your mind fresh and let you control your thoughts. It will help you focus on your blogging more because exercise refreshes your mind. You will notice a huge difference after starting daily exercise routine.
Try to communicate with more and more people around you because it will help you talk on different topics. However, if you don’t have too many people to communicate, then start chatting online with people. Join forums, communities to talk openly or start a debate. It will not only help you recover, but you may build some good networking connections while recovering.
Social Media Focus
Social media remedy is very useful when it comes to emotional distress because websites like facebook, twitter and vk helps you communicate with different people and friends. It may open up new possibilities for you to grow and focus on your blogging career. The best choice is to join common interest groups and pages on facebook to communicate with people. Get their ideas on different topics as it will help you create awesome blog posts.
Sleeping is always a good remedy for every trouble because you forget most things after a long sleep. However, try to avoid using medicines for sleep because it may worsen the situation. When you follow the above tip to exercise daily, it will help you get good sleep.
Reading Success Stories
It is very helpful in staying motivated because when you read a fellow blogger success story, you might feel hunger to be successful like him. You will start thinking about improving your blog and increasing your brand popularity. However, it might be difficult because emotional stress is tough to tackle.
Have you ever faced emotional distress in blogging? How do you manage the worst emotional breakdown situations? I would like to hear your story to get some interesting stories J.