Monthly Archives: May 2012
If you are upset and don’t know why try talking about your life to someone. Even if you aren’t aware on some discrepencies you may find that after awhile you are able to find some inner conflicts you are dealing with. Talk even if you don’t know why.
I’ve found that unsettled emotions can be disscussed and just by having a friend listen you can feel heard and come up with your own answers to the problems. Just hearing yourself express a situation out loud means that you can calm down a little. The experience of being truly heard can be a remarkable miracle. Read the rest of this entry
Once I get started with a task I can sometimes carry things through and complete tasks all morning. This is a phenomenon I would call the magic of momentum. It’s fun to see how you can just start to go through chores and complete projects with little effort. This is unlike the first thing on your list which took a lot of effort. Why does the first thing take so much effort. Is it because you will go through the transition of a relaxing state of mind to a more task -oriented get things done state of mind. Just how do we get that first task done. Read the rest of this entry
There is something about making choices that bring out the sunshine for us people. To be in a situation that is difficult but to have choice in the details can bring about a feeling of well – being.
An example of this would be a person visiting hospital against their wishes. They are given a choice to see the doctor one, in the morning or two, in the afternoon. Another example would be they are given the choice to one, attend a medication group or two attend an occupational therapy group. By having some choice they are given the reins a little bit. This allows them to have some control. Read the rest of this entry