Stress Busting Tip # 1
It's great to have a special place to go to in your mind during times of stress.
When needing a stress break, focus on this special relaxing place. It can be real or made up. Take some deep belly breaths in and out and take in the serenity of this place.
Visit this relaxing place and feel the peace within anytime you need to.
Holiday Self-Care Reminder
Remember self-care, especially during the holidays. This can be:
If the bucket is empty during the holidays, some of the wonder and joy is lost. Be kind to yourself with self-care!
Here's a simple rated tapping script to reduce negative messages that get in the way of moving forward.
Rate your feeling between 0 and 10 on "this negative thought"
Tap gently on the karate chop point (side of hand) and say statement out loud 3 times:
"Even though I feel stopped in my tracks by this old thought, I love and accept myself as I am."
Gently tap 3-5 times on these spots while saying out loud: "This old thought "
Top of head "This old thought "
collar bone "This old thought "
thumb "This old thought "
index finger "This old thought "
middle finger "This old thought "
pinkie "This old thought "
Take 2 deep breaths and check your number (rate it) on "This old thought " that was stopping you in your tracks. Repeat until your number is a 2 or less
Take a few deep breaths periodically today and enjoy the calming effect.
If you're in need of more calming take 5 deep breaths in and out while tapping the karate chop point gently.
Self-Love Simple Tapping Practice
Follow this simple practice to grow self-love.
Ideas to wake up your wonder meter . . .
Take Time To Cool Down
Portland Oregon metro area, where I live, has some big heat waves at times. When it becomes so hot or you've done a task and are hot here's somethings I do to cool down:
During hot times, take care of yourself and enjoy the cool down.
Take a quick moment for self-Love
I love myself as I am in this moment
Release Uncomfortable Feelings
Self-Kindness pt. 2
One way to nurture self-kindness is to have a list of kind things to do for yourself. Here are some ideas:
When you notice self-kindness fading to the back, it’s a good time to pick up your self-kindness list and do some of them.
Self-Kindness pt. 1
Sometimes we get in a rut and self-kindness fades to the back.
One way to improve self-kindness is to have a list of ways to bring focus back to self-kindness. The list could have somethings to check in on and tap about, such as:
Start redirecting back to self-kindness and watch it grow.
Connection & People Time
Connection & People Time video is a great way to be inspired to find ways for connection and people time, even during Covid. Enjoy
Dialing Down Stress eBook
Does stress get to you at times? Imagine if you:
The Stress Release eBook has practices to dial down stress easily.
Inspired By Others Mantras
At times I want to be inspired by others mantras. I've been saying this one in the morning out loud during the week with some deep breathing.
"I am whole, I am creative, and I am capable of change."
Mantra from a post by Aylin Erman: 22 Powerful Daily Mantras to Start Your Morning Right: Reflect, Reboot, and Revitalize
Living A Life Of Joy
Living A Life Of Joy is a great book to increase joy with technics and practices to release old hurts, dial down guilt and more on Amazon.
When deciding to take care of yourself by doing something specific (deep breathing, a bath, blowing bubbles or a walk) this is making a promise to yourself to follow through.
Give yourself love, by keeping your self-care promises.
Self-Care Super Power
EFT, Tapping is a great self-care super power
Use your super power often and experience the gift of tranquility and bliss
Relaxing pt. 3
When I take the time to relax, I can focus better and have more energy for the tasks needed to get done. At times when I need to relax, “beat up” messages will come up. Here are some tips on dialing down these messages:
Don’t beat yourself up when you need to relax. Listen to your body, take breaks when needed and have better energy and focus to get your to-dos done more efficiently.
Self-Care Equals More Energy
It’s important to put yourself first at times so you have energy to do all the other things. Take the walk that helps with stress and have energy later to wrap or shop for gifts.
When they pop up don't think about them, just do them. This sets yourself up for great self-care and energy to do the things you want to do.
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