Everyone feels broken sometimes and here is why it’s normal— the psychology of “brokenness”

Understanding the psychology behind the “I am broken” pattern and using these 7 strategies will help you break and release any brokenness and apathy so you can do better decisions every day.

Thinking you’re broken and you need to be fixed is an illusion. (Photo by Jose A.Thompson on Unsplash)

The Illusion Of Being Broken

Beliefs determine how we see the world

When nothing goes right, our disempowering beliefs tend to show up.

Confirmation bias makes our beliefs bulletproof

Once we form our beliefs, our mind has a natural tendency to search for evidence to prove them right.

Apathy: A Glue That Holds Your Brokenness Together

How apathy works

Feeling broken is an expression of apathy.

The good thing about apathy

The dark side of apathy

7 strategies to get out of apathy and change the “I am broken” pattern

1. Get into a feeling of gratitude FOR the apathy

“What we resist, persists.”

2. Stop saying phrases that trigger apathy and keep you apathetic

To stop feeling broken, stop saying you feel like broken. Use the alternatives instead.

3. Get a gains/gratitude journal

4. Be aware of apathy when it appears

5. Embrace responsibility and discipline as your new virtues

The true freedom comes from disciplined pursuit of your heart’s desire.

6. Stop trying to fix yourself! Create a compelling future through setting your own goals and stay disciplined

7. Watch out for taking pride in your victimhood


Brokenness is not permanent. It is a temporary emotional condition that can be released.

Life Coach, Emotional Intelligence Lector, Life Enthusiast. Catch up with me @ www.bymaros.com

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