Just like the our thoughts, our feelings and emotions are powerful. What we think and how we feel are related. A step to transform is to be aware of what we are thinking, feeling and witnessing it without any judgement. From this space of awareness we can then choose to release.
- REFLECT: take time Pause, Relax & bring the focus to Breathing
After few minutes, reflect on how you are feeling right now.
As you notice the thoughts, feelings, emotions, try to just observe them without any judgements.
Return to breath if you find yourself getting caught up
Continue and when you feel you are grounded
- RESPOND: As you allowed what is happening to happen, observe and be a witness, now Release and let go of what’s not needed.
- INTEGRATION Practice during the day: At any time if you feel stress, emotional, angry, anxious, take a pause to Reflect and Respond by letting it go!
Consider Loving Kindness meditation: In Loving-Kindness Meditation, one is guided, through imagery, words or phrases to extend positive thoughts to others and the self. Loving-kindness meditation cultivates feelings of compassion, equanimity and gratitude. Loving Kindness is a Mindfulness Meditation helps with : mental calmness, composure, and evenness of temper, especially in a difficult situations.
Feel the feeling but don’t become the emotion.Crystal Andrus