As stress builds from COVID, our upcoming election and just life stuff, I noticed myself drift. The habits that support me and help me feel alive and focused were replaced with my favorite numbing behaviors.
Today, we’ll talk about how to get out of the funk when drift happens.
“There are no facts, only interpretations.”
Our brains are wired for story. Which is just another way of saying that our brains are wired to interpret. The trick is when to believe our interpretations and when to back up and think again.
Whether it is believing the “not good enough” tape in our minds or it is the spin during an election year, it’s important to pause and take another look.
As the pandemic wears on, the election nears and the holidays approach (let alone the general life-y stuff that is always happening), we are all getting impacted by the swirl and spin.
As the metaphorical hurricane builds in intensity, it becomes even more important to remain centered in the eye of the storm instead of getting tossed around in the debris.
Today’s Living & Learning: Being in the Eye
There’s a lot brewing over here at Voice of Her Own.
In a world filled with so many obstacles, it’s easy to feel lost at sea. Remembering what *is* possible can be the life raft you need.
What are the things that keep you dry in the storm of life?
How is your school experience going? Ours is a mix of all the human emotions. Today, we’re going to dive into holding two seemingly opposing emotions at the same time.
All too often we, as humans, don’t process our emotions of fear, shame and anger in healthy ways. Instead, we “punch down” at those we can target.
My favorite mantra to help manage uncertainty.
Living & Learning: Parents, let’s talk…about homeschooling/remote learning/online learning