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Feeling Numb can Feel alive

That feeling of numbness is incredibly sneaky. It creeps up without you noticing. All the while you feel too much and before you know it, the “numb” sets in. It doesn’t have to stay that way though. Here are a few sure-fire ways to help you get back your life and emotions to start kicking butt again (not literally, of course).“I just let the pain take over, allowing it to numb the pain of being left.”  Jessica Sorensen, The Coincidence of Callie & Kayden. Don’t push them under the rug.

Numb and Empty


  • Emotions and feelings 

Acknowledge each types of feelings. If you’re frustrated, then say so. If you’re angry, then recognize it. The numbness sets in when you no longer want to feel and start to ignore the things that make you feel too much. 

 Can’t feel alive

Take up a hobby, go running, do something positive with your friends we say this in almost every article because it is that important.

  • Get enough sleep

Often, depression and numbness is a direct result of a lack of sleep. If you struggle to sleep, make sure you

  • Switch your mind off

Other words for paralyzed stop bombarding your mind with thoughts. You’re thinking, 24/7 and most of those thoughts aren’t very nice ones. Harsh thoughts that are self-critical can cut deeper than a knife and leave longer lasting scars than physical ones. Be kind to yourself.

  • Critical thinking activities  Live, Love, Laugh

Remember that living life is all about experiencing things. Your living is likely to be full of mistakes. That’s not what matters, what matters is how you move on from them and what you do to learn from them. This will help you cope with your feelings of inadequacy. It will also keep the numb from creeping up on you as you’ll be way too busy doing the things that make you happy.