You're cheering yourself up. It isn't about avoiding. It all comes down to recognition. It's all about self-esteem. It's your big day. It's your time. This is your life. It's well worth it.
If you're feeling down, here are 10 Ways to Lift Your Spirit.
1. Sense it
Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor is a neuroanatomist, or a brain scientist who studies brain anatomy. She suffered a stroke. She observed her brain functions shift and change. She observed how her brain processed (or did not process) stimulation. She discovered that if she allowed herself to experience an emotion, it would pass in about 90 seconds. So, instead of avoiding what you're feeling in the hope that it will simply go away, embrace it. It will not. It will, however, if you allow yourself to feel it.
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2. Keep an eye on things
You'll tap into that part of you that exists above and beyond your funk if you act as a witness to what you sense rather than as what you sense. You will progress beyond reaction to the ability to respond.
3. Control your thoughts. …or simply run it through its paces
Our brain's verbal part processes about 40 bits of information per second. Our brain's nonverbal part processes approximately 11 million bits of information per second. So when the verbal part of your mind tells you, “Everything stinks,” it's not acting on a lot of information. Simply recognizing that your thoughts aren't serving you and understanding that they aren't based on the whole truth can help you break free from them.
4. Move your body in a rocking motion
Moving your awareness somewhere else is one way to get past the thoughts. Put on your dancing shoes. Ninja, ninja, ninja, ninja, ninja, n Do you require motivation? Try Raghav's ‘Fire' or ‘Top of the World,' or Sultan & Ned Shepard's ‘Walls.'
5. Wipe the slate clean
You can meditate in a variety of ways. Walking, breathing, mindfulness, and sitting are all good ways to spend your time. Any method that works for you is acceptable. Allow yourself to be with anything other than your thoughts: inhale peace, exhale funk.
6. Assemble your champions' hall
Coaches who have received Martha Beck training, such as myself, speak of the ‘Hall of Champions,' or the people in your life who lift you up and assist you in moving forward. Make a list if you don't already have one. Then, whenever you need them, bring them up and imagine what they would say if you were having a heart-to-heart with them about it all.
7. Seek assistance
Is the fictitious conversation not working? Make contact. Solicit assistance. Great people, successful people, and people who appear to be fueled by an endless well of confidence all reach out and ask for assistance if they require it. Who are you going to call and say, “Can you just tell me I'm awesome?”
8. How would you like to feel?
So you're not in a good mood right now. What emotions do you want to experience? Uplifted. Strong and healthy. Happy and assured. What do you do to make yourself feel this way? Do it right now.
9. A quickie.
Can't you just get up and do it? Images can have an immediate and powerful impact on our subconscious. What images motivate you? Many of my clients say that images of nature – of trees, mountains, or the sky – do it for them. Find them, print or save them, and keep them somewhere you'll have easy access to them. This entire practice makes use of one of our natural abilities: state-dependent memory. Essentially, we can remember something if we return to the state in which we created the memory. So, to remember and relive something that makes you feel better, create the trigger by selecting an image, and then use it repeatedly.
10. Express gratitude
Gratitude can be a life-changing experience. Make a list of ten things for which you are grateful. Did you know that the part of the brain responsible for gratitude is distinct from the part of the brain responsible for worry? And how can one be activated when the other is? Essentially, when we activate gratitude, we deactivate worry.
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