No matter what the situation, a shift in perception is sometimes all it takes to see a positive change, here are 7 ways to feel better about anything.
Write ten things you are grateful for
What we focus on expands. Take the time to write a gratitude list and feel the change. Gratitude pulls in more things to be grateful for and changes your focus. Be grateful
Help someone else
Its not all about you or me. Or our problems When you help someone else your problems seem far less important. Or scary, and its amazing how things seem to sort themselves out when we put our attention on helping someone else with their problems. Help someone else.
Get out of your own head
Obsessing about something wont solve the problem (believe me!). go out for a run, take a walk, listen to music. Do whatever you need to do to stop mulling over the situation in your head, you’ll do much better if your mentally refreshed. Give yourself some headspace
Change your perspective
Einstein said “We cant solve problems using the same kind of thinking that created them” and he was right. Give yourself permission to change your thinking. Affirm that you are more than capable of handling whatever happens and that change is starting now.
Stop scaring yourself
Or beating yourself up, or blaming someone else. This wont help change anything and will just make you feel worse. Instead of imaging the worst possible outcome, visualize your ideal outcome and see yourself handling the situation well. Take a deep breathe and take mental control.
Its amazing how a=our breathing changes with our mood. When you need to, take some deep breathes and centre yourself, it does not matter how many you need to do, just do them. Take a deep breathe (or ten)
Do something about it!
Don’t stand there like a deer in head lights. Take action! Yes it can be scary but nothing is going to change unless you start moving. Face your fear, be strategic and have a plan. Taking action about something reduces anxiety. Do something about it.
About Ryan James Lock:
Ryan James Lock is a personal coach, brand strategist and writer based in Ibiza. As well as coaching a handful of personal clients and brands Ryan also curates Mungbeansandchampagne.com a lifestyle newsletter sharing the best in food, fitness, travel and wellbeing. For more information please go to www.theryanjamesconsultancy.com
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