In today’s fast-paced world, we often find ourselves facing constant changes, including increments in various aspects of life. These changes, especially in our professional lives, can cause stress and anxiety, impacting our mental well-being. However, with the right mindset and strategies, it is possible to navigate this phase while maintaining mental stability. As at the beginning of this month, it is no news that prices of things in Nigeria have doubled. This article provides you with valuable tips to help you manage and thrive in the midst of rapid increase in prices.

  1. Embrace a Growth Mindset

View this increase as an opportunity for growth rather than something negative. Understand that change is inevitable and that it presents new possibilities. Cultivate a growth mindset by recognizing that challenges can lead to personal and professional development. Embracing this perspective will enable you to approach the increase positively and with enthusiasm. What is enthusiastic about buying fuel over five hundred you might ask, well having a negative attitude will not change it either but it can certainly have an effect on your mind.  

2. Develop a Strong Support System

Build a support network of friends, family, and colleagues who can provide emotional support and guidance during this transition. Openly communicate your feelings and seek advice from individuals who have experienced similar increments. By sharing your concerns and thoughts, you will gain valuable insights and a sense of reassurance from those who understand your situation. If you happen to be the bread winner of your home, it is important to you to openly communicate how the state of things is affecting you so as not to feel pressured.

3. Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle

Taking care of your mental health requires maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Focus on consuming a balanced diet, exercising regularly, and getting sufficient sleep. These activities will reduce stress levels, increase mental sharpness, and improve overall well-being. Prioritize self-care activities such as meditation, hobbies, or spending time in nature to enhance your mental stability.

4. Set Realistic Goals

During a season of rapid increase in prices, it can be beneficial to set clear and realistic goals for yourself. Break down larger tasks into smaller, manageable ones that can be achieved gradually. By doing so, you will maintain a sense of control over your work and motivate yourself with each milestone you reach. Charting your progress will provide a sense of accomplishment and increase your confidence.

5. Practice Mindfulness and Stress Management Techniques

Incorporate mindfulness practices such as deep breathing exercises, mindfulness meditation, or yoga into your daily routine. These activities help calm the mind, reduce stress, and enhance your overall well-being. Engaging in stress management techniques like delegation, time management, and prioritization will allow you to handle increased workload efficiently, preventing overwhelm and promoting mental stability.

6. Cut down on excesses.

Focusing on spending on the most important things in life will save you from unnecessary expenses. If you go out less except it is important you realize that you save more. Also learn to say no to anything way over your budget, you really do not want to have debts this period. So rather than being around people who encourage you to spend unnecessarily, take time to be around the people you love.


7. Seek Professional Help when Needed

If the increment and resulting changes become overwhelming, do not hesitate to seek professional guidance. A qualified therapist or counsellor at Mycarebuddy can provide you with coping mechanisms, strategies, and support tailored to your unique circumstances. We can help you gain perspective, manage anxiety, and develop effective strategies for handling the increment successfully.


Navigating a rapid increase in prices can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be detrimental to your mental stability. By adopting a growth mindset, building a support system, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, setting realistic goals, practising mindfulness, and seeking professional help when needed, you can effectively manage and even thrive amidst change. Remember, your mental well-being is crucial, and with the right strategies, you can experience personal growth and success during this transformative period. Mycarebuddy is always ready to hold your hand along the way if it gets too overwhelming.