Day 12 of the 12 Days of Christmas
How to Stay Centered and Grounded When You are Busy
You probably have a lot on your schedule over the next few days. Maybe you have a few last minute presents to buy, food to cook, parties to attend, and regular tasks from everyday life like laundry, dishes, grocery shopping, exercising, and more. Even if you are super organized you will have those last minute unforeseen details that arise. For instance, you are about to head out the door and you get a call to pick up and item and you have to stop at the store on your way. O people are late and the timeline gets moved. Or someone gets sick.
You most likely are in the midst of some kind of changes to your plans right now. Even a small change, can turn into a big deal it is that final straw. If you are feeling not quite as calm as you want to be or even really stressed. You can take a few minutes to come back to your center and get grounded. What do I mean by grounded? It is that feeling of being solid on your feet with clear and focused energy. From this place, you can be flexible, forgiving, generous, peaceful, and enjoy the moment.
“Every single second is an opportunity to change your life, because in any moment you can change the way you feel.” – Rhonda Byrne
Here are some methods to find your center and be grounded.
- The quickest and easiest way to feel grounded is to simply say, ‘I feel my feet on the ground.”
- Another thing you can do is put your hand over your heart and let it stay there for a minute.
- You can take slow, deep breaths.
- You can take a mindset approach, and ask, “What is the most important?” or “Is this important?”
- You can step into gratitude, say, “Thank you for inner peace right now in this moment.”
- Affirmations help, ” I am centered and grounded.” “My thinking is clear and focused.” “I am flexible.” “I am surrounded by love.” You can add power to these by saying them and tap on tapping points.
- Acknowledge oneness, “I am one with this group. I am one with my loved ones. I am one with the people in line at the post office. I am connected.” You can even do it with an inanimate object. “I am one with the golf ball (my putting strategy).”
- Search inspiring quotes on google or twitter.
- Read something inspiring like a spiritual book or poems or short stories.
Pick your favorite to try or try them all.
You don’t need to stay tense or frustrated. When you start thinking that you don’t like how you are feeling, that is the turning point or pivot point. You have decided what you don’t want. Then use one of the strategies above to shift your energy so you can bring in how you want to feel.
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