When you feel stuck in life, there are a few ways to help yourself get unstuck. First, try to identify the root of the problem. You can start by defining what it is that you want in life. If you don’t know what it is, a vision board can be a great start.
A stuck object is a frozen or fixed object that cannot be moved. This can include anything from a jar lid to a car stuck in traffic. It can also refer to an indecisive person or situation. The word is derived from the Old English word stician, meaning to pierce or hold fast.
Working through stuck points is hard and requires persistence and patience. It also requires courage to examine your feelings. The process of working through a stuck point is personal and unique to each person. If you are coping with grief, you may need to reflect on the stuck point to find an effective solution. However, you should not be afraid to seek help from a professional.
One way to deal with stuck points is to avoid using negative or extreme statements about yourself or your relationships. These statements tend to come from themes that are addressed in Cognitive Processing Therapy. Themes such as trust, power/control, esteem, and intimacy are often present. The focus of CPT is to reframe the way we relate to the world.