Overcome depression now
What causes apathy and how to deal with it
By M.Farouk Radwan, MSc.
What causes apathy
What causes apathy?
In order to know the answers to these questions you must first know that a person who experiences apathy is always a person who has important goals and not a person who has no future plans.
A person who has no goals might feel bored or even depressed but he won't experience apathy if doesn't have important goals to go after.
So why do some people experience apathy?
People experience apathy when they lose hope in getting what they want. Loss of hope and apathy are actually two sides of the same coin.
Here are the three most common cases where people experience apathy:
Apathy usually precedes depression. In my book, The ultimate guide to getting over depression i explained how depression happens after the person loses hope in satisfying one of his most important needs. (see also Unmet needs psychology)
Thus apathy should be treated as a warning sign for depression. As soon as you find yourself indifferent try to take actions so that you don't end up depressed.
Dealing with apathy
So how can you deal with apathy?
If this friend sent you the emotion of apathy then know that he doesn't trust the plans you are following and so the best way to deal with this friend is to:
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