Direction (Q. 1 - 10): Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it.
Life never has smooth path. Our journey on it is bumpy. Many a time we find ourselves in a crisis. We feel desperate, helpless, lonely and depressed. Causes of this may be many and vary from person to person. But the solution to it is certainly similar. If we learn how to cope up with emotional crisis, we may be able to tackle this more gracefully.
When you find yourself in a situation of this sort, keep communication open and ongoing. Don't suppress your feelings and think that others might belittle you. Sure, you will have somebody in your family or your social circle; lean on them. A talk to someone about your problems may promote your mental health, ease you out of an embarrassing moment of your life. Certainly, it serves as an outlet to your pent-up anger and helplessness.
Yet another way to overcome an emotional crisis is getting involved in a support group and accepting help with no second thought. When you are down and out, that is when you need others to lift up your spirits, you need a few words of encouragement with the help of which you will be in a better position to regain your lost self-confidence.
A counsellor can lend a helping hand to you. They help you define, understand, and cope up with your problems. You must understand that when you are distraught, you need to be more focused. When you are made to understand, you will be able to find a solution to your own problem. Slowly you develop the needed acumen to handle your emotions when a similar situation arises your life.
What are the reasons that may lead us to crisis ?