Have tools in your awareness => improve your mood + ease your anxiety
> practices boost immune system + improve our emotional + psychological health.
Committing to service of development of a relationship with an intelligence present within us > greater than our own = relating more deeply to our inner nature
In times of serious stress like a pandemic, turning inward spiritually, connects us outward, bringing calm and comfort
- Spiritual Meditation/Prayer
- paying attention to our inward self + inner voice > “introvert,” “extravert” and “synchronicity => real inner change, genuine achievement of a new attitude.
- aim of the unconscious: the further filling out of ourselves; an increasing completeness in the unique being that we are.
- Anima or Animus > our inner opposite sex figure & soul guide
- Second Voice
- practice listening for your second, more rational thought
- have a second thought => giving a more helpful + accurate option
- Exercise, Diet & Good Health Practices
- Taking time to clear your mind of worries & concerns > focusing your attention on bigger picture
- Prayer + spiritual meditation = connecting ourselves to greater whole => profoundly comforting.
- Exercising creative pursuits + talents => spiritually connected.
Fully live in the moment + feel gratitude for being alive.
daily relaxing, distracting, + fun activities
In the last two posts we started filling our anxiety busting toolbox and we are now down to our final three tools.*
Thank you to all the bloggers who added their own personal tools that work. They are most helpful and are incorporated into our toolbox. Choose any tool(s) that might work for you, and discard any/all that are not a good fit for you. Add more of your own resources that work. Adapt your toolbox to suit yourself. The most important thing, regardless of the specific tools, is to have tools in your awareness, to improve your mood, and ease your anxiety, when bad things happen.
Here is our toolbox:
Self Talk Reframing (Cognitive Therapy)
Distraction in Action
Exercise, Diet & Good Health Practices
Carl Jung emphasized the importance of paying attention to…
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