𝑶𝒏𝒆 𝒐𝒇 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒎𝒂𝒋𝒐𝒓 𝒔𝒆𝒍𝒇-𝒄𝒂𝒓𝒆 𝒑𝒓𝒂𝒄𝒕𝒊𝒄𝒆𝒔 𝒕𝒉𝒂𝒕 𝒆𝒙𝒊𝒔𝒕 𝒊𝒔 𝒋𝒐𝒖𝒓𝒏𝒂𝒍𝒊𝒏𝒈.
Taking a moment each day or a few times a week to just sit down and write down everything you feel. Putting out your fear, your throughs, your feeling, your dreams, your to-do list… 𝘪𝘵’𝘴 𝘰𝘯𝘦 𝘰𝘧 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘣𝘦𝘴𝘵 𝘸𝘢𝘺𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘳𝘦𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘴𝘦 𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘵𝘦𝘯𝘴𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴 𝘪𝘯𝘴𝘪𝘥𝘦 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘰 𝘭𝘦𝘵 𝘨𝘰 𝘰𝘧 𝘸𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘯𝘦𝘦𝘥𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘨𝘰 𝘵𝘰 𝘮𝘰𝘷𝘦 𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘸𝘢𝘳𝘥 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘸𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘮𝘰𝘵𝘪𝘷𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘴 𝘺𝘰𝘶…
↠ 𝑯𝑶𝑾 𝑻𝑶 𝑫𝑶 𝑰𝑻 ?
Taking a moment for a deep breath, sit down in a peaceful place, and start writing down everything coming to your mind right now…
↠ 𝑵𝑶𝑻 𝑱𝑼𝑺𝑻 𝑻𝑯𝑬 𝑩𝑨𝑫
It’s easy to gripe (and important to work through challenges), but a gratitude list is a wonderful thing to keep you in touch with what’s working for you right now…
↠ 𝑱𝑼𝑺𝑻 𝑶𝑵𝑬 𝑾𝑶𝑹𝑫
Sometimes maybe you just have one word to write, sometimes it can be 10 pages… Don’t judge yourself, the most important it’s to listen to yourself.
↠ 𝑻𝑨𝑲𝑬 𝑻𝑯𝑬 𝑻𝑰𝑴𝑬
Create a space and a moment to be just with you, not as an obligation but as a benediction. Just 15 minutes at least to converse with your soul…
↠ 𝑫𝑶𝑵’𝑻 𝑹𝑬𝑹𝑬𝑨𝑫
At least not right away. Putting some distance between you and your feeling helps provide perspective, and allow you to reflect with more awareness and less attachment.
↠ 𝑭𝑰𝑵𝑫 𝑪𝑳𝑨𝑹𝑰𝑻𝒀
Strong emotions can be hard to understand and even hard to identify. Writing them down helps to understand them better… So to trust yourself more!
↠ 𝑹𝑬𝑫𝑼𝑪𝑬 𝑺𝑻𝑹𝑬𝑺𝑺
When you put words to paper, it feels like a weight had been lifted, you don’t have to carry all those heavy thoughts with you anymore… This reduces overall anxiety.
𝘈𝘯𝘥 𝘴𝘰 𝘮𝘶𝘤𝘩 𝘮𝘰𝘳𝘦 𝘱𝘰𝘴𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘷𝘦 𝘦𝘧𝘧𝘦𝘤𝘵 𝘭𝘪𝘬𝘦 𝘬𝘦𝘦𝘱𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘢 𝘮𝘢𝘳𝘬 𝘰𝘧 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘴𝘵𝘰𝘳𝘺, 𝘰𝘧 𝘧𝘶𝘯𝘯𝘺 𝘮𝘰𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘴 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘤𝘰𝘶𝘭𝘥 𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘨𝘦𝘵, 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘯𝘢𝘮𝘦 𝘰𝘧 𝘮𝘶𝘴𝘪𝘤 𝘰𝘳 𝘢 𝘯𝘪𝘤𝘦 𝘣𝘰𝘰𝘬…