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Ever wanted to be somebody else? But when we want to be somebody else. This desire is a form of escapism. I would argue this escapism is an unhealthy way of coping with the challenges in our lives. With the stresses of modern life, escapism is pervasive. It comes in many forms and prevents us Escapism - Various - French Lounge doing what we want to do to improve the circumstances in our real everyday lives.
When we Escapism - Various - French Lounge an aspect of our lives which we want to escape The Spinning Wheel - Slim Dusty And Joy McKean - An Evening With Slim And Joy, with enough repetition we come to view ourselves as a totally separate entity from the one that had negative traits or circumstances.
This partial destruction of self and dissociation are common. When we escape we may be trying to avoid spending time with ourselves. Escapism can be the opposite of mindfulness. Escapism allows us to numb ourselves to a reality we may not want to accept. This way we can avoid feelings of emotional pain. Ultimately we are responsible for the decisions we take. Sooner or later we have to return to reality. Studies have suggested those who use escapism are often depressed. Addiction to the internet has shown overuse of such is often linked to loneliness and compulsiveness.
Such addicts tend to use online services such as gaming and forums to compensate for their lack of interpersonal interaction in reality.
Whereas non-addicts seek out face-to- face interactions in response to sadness. Just as importantly, if not more so, habitual escapism risks alienating us from friends, family and others. Escapism - Various - French Lounge interaction has been shown, time and time again, to be one of the key factors to overcoming isolation.
The more time we spend in a fantasy world, the less energy we have to do anything about our real lives. Often we escape because we feel shame. We feel fear. We feel we have failed. Self-acceptance and gratitude helps in the long term; for now try putting some changes into place.
Give yourself a break from social media for a while or bring yourself back to the now. Meditation, writing, painting — all can help. Not all escapism is bad for you. It is important to identify why you need to escape. If you are running away from reality then the consequences are not likely to be good. But if you are accessing another world in order to gain some insights to bring you back to this one — well, that IS good.
How to Untangle Unhelpful Coping Mechanisms. Understanding and Managing Family Issues. Toggle navigation. Why Escapism can be Harmful. Lyn Reed. The ultimate goal of escapism is the destruction of self When we have an aspect of our lives which we want to escape from, with enough repetition we come to view ourselves as a totally separate entity from the one that had negative traits or circumstances. So, how do we get back to reality?
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