At times the Holidays are a tuff time for low self-kindness. There are more demands on our time and being hard on ourselves can come up (the house isn't clean enough, wanting to do more . . .).
This Holiday season when you catch your inner voice going down "the Holiday not enough" verbal path, refocus on all you're doing and say something kind about amazing you.
One day life was going great and I couldn’t figure out why I was feeling overwhelmed. On my drive home I realized there was an overflowing basket of feelings that needed to be untangled. It felt good to release it and understand why I felt overwhelmed.
Here's the simple process:
This helps to release overwhelm.
Having less overwhelm leads to more peaceful, joyful days.
Recently I wanted to do something and I had apprehensions about it. With some thought I created a plan to reduce it. Here’s the simple three-step plan:
Planning ahead is a great way to address apprehensions and do the things you want to do in your life.
There are often many choices in life. The choice of a direction in life you want to go for and what to focus on while doing it.
When a day trip was coming, I had some concerns about the timing and such. In the end I chose to embrace the fun of a road trip and I was glad I did.
When choosing something embrace the joy, adventure and fun of it.
What makes you happy?
Have you noticed your focus going towards unpleasant or unwanted thoughts or outcomes?
When noticed, this is a great time to refocus on the choices and ideal life you’re wanting.
When the focus is on your ideal wants and choices it plants seeds for creating the life you want. This opens the door for actionable steps to come to mind and do.
Ideas to wake up your wonder meter . . .
Watch the video to walk through the steps to ease trapped feelings and move forward in a specific area in life.
Journal about this or take some time to think about it:
What would your life look like if you were living the life you love?
This is a great way to check in with yourself to see where you're at in your life and if there's any change you'd like to do.
Lets tap into resources when needed and be open to
incorporating something new in life!
Recently I was feeling trapped and I didn’t want to stay there. Here’s what I did:
This eased the trapped feeling and let move forward, feeling more empowered.
Why tapping is helpful is there are many issues, feelings and events tapping reduces or releases the charge, as I like to call it, or emotional hurt or discomfort connected to feelings, issues and events. Listed below are some:
Life changes (divorce, work, move and relationship matters to name a few)
Moving forward in life and goals
Feeling; sad, angry, frustrated, upset, low on joy
There are many more. Tapping has been life changing for myself and others. Learn more about it: Gary Craig Tapping & Easy Daily Tapping
Do you ever wonder when the clutter spot morphed into a pile. Reduce it by:
Do this as much as needed (daily, weekly or 3 times a week) and soon the clutter spot will be minimal or even gone. When it gets down than maintain it with this simple system.
Maintaining personal boundaries is our own responsibility. Sometimes it can feel draining to maintain them but when maintained, it helps to feel more comfortable in our own skin. This builds stronger friendships, relationships and creates more:
If you struggle with saying no look for resources to assist with this. There's a Boundaries eBook about it on Empower Grow Transform store.
What do you want to accomplish this week?
Enjoy your accomplishments.
When life starts to feel hard, I look for ways to make it easier. Here are 3 things that make my life easier (at this time) and could possibly make yours easier too:
These make life easier for me and gives more joyful energy for life and possibilities for others too.
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