3 Things To Let Go Of Today

 

Fresh off the weekend can be such a dreadful experience. For me, Sunday’s can even be difficult because all I think about is how I have to go back to work the next day. Mid week can be rough, and lets be honest…any day of the week can be frustrating. Negative thoughts consume the mind so easily, so in this short post I want to list 3 things to let go of and try to turn those not so good thoughts around!

  1. Let go of anything that happened yesterday, last week, last year, and also let go of anything that hasn’t happened yet
  2. Let go of opinions, judgments, complaints, financial situations, and worry of the unknown.
  3. Let go of the stress your to-do list is bringing you. Simply be aware that you have things to do, and that you will accomplish them.

Easier said that done, that’s why it’s called practice! It won’t completely change over night, but the more you feed your brain positive thoughts the easier it will be to let go. Sometimes I have to mentally talk to myself, just forcing yourself to say the words is great practice. The hardest part about this exercise is realizing the negative thoughts and worries. You can only change the direction of your thoughts when you realize they are toxic.

I try to meditate every single day, of course I have days where I don’t because that’s life. Having meditation as part of a routine has helped me recognize negative thoughts a lot easier than any other method. I highly recommend the app Headspace, a guided meditation practice. The app offers an anxiety series, stress series, and also individual sessions such as fear of flying, sleeping, interviews, and SO much more.

If anything, tell yourself once a day something you are really grateful for. Whether that be sunshine, coffee, your significant other, your health, your dog….etc.

Namaste

 

 

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Overcoming My Fear

I am facing my fear and starting this scary journey to an even happier me and blog it along the way! It’s frightening¬†trying to decide what to do in life and what your purpose is. I have been praying for guidance and patience because I feel like there’s something else out there for me. Don’t get me wrong-I am so blessed in MANY ways, but I can’t help but feel this itch to do something more, get out of my comfort zone and share my experiences hoping to inspire/help others.

Honestly, I’m struggling even writing this first post. I have written and read this 248759 times, with about 825783 reasons not to post it. I have always been the type to never share things or be very public about my life. I have had this urge to document my journey while sharing things I love for a while now, so facing fear #1–CHECK! My blog is designed to share my love of yoga, reading, healthier living, things that make me smile in life, and even sharing personal struggles while I find my true happiness-whatever that may be. I hope to not only inspire others, but to learn from others along the way.

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