During challenging times it can be difficult to remain positive and mentally tough. Even when the world is functioning more “normally” most of us experience stress and have negative thoughts. It’s normal to have negative thoughts, but when negative thoughts turn into negative thinking patterns your mental health can suffer. Negative thinking patterns, also known as cognitive distortions, can lead to or worsen anxiety and depression. The good news is, there are steps you can take to combat cognitive distortions.
The visual below from University of St. Augustine for Health Services looks at common thinking patterns and offers tips for how you can retrain your brain to think differently.
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Do you know that stress and anxieties can overburden your mind with incessant worries? However, do you know that being mindful could somehow help you decrease your mental health disabilities?
Yes, that’s right.
A strong mindfulness exercise can make a big change when it comes to modifying some of this stress. Mindfulness is all about feeling and seizing the present moment. You can be more aware of your responses and actions when you’re conscious of your thoughts especially in a workstation, where pressures can run in height.
Enable us to observe and distinguish ourselves and the world in a premeditated and indulgent way, being mindful will help us gain greater self-knowledge and awareness.
Therefore, zenfulspirit will provide you with the best information that will help you understand the strategies to achieve the state of mindfulness.
Here Are the 9 key tactics for mindfulness that will surely benefit you:
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Many are panicking about the Covid-19, in the supermarkets are empty shelves of toilet paper, rice and hand-gel. Yesterday while scrolling on the ecogreenlove IG feed, we found an amazing post by the illustrator Emily Ehlers (mostly known as Eco with Em, follow her if you haven’t already!). She illustrated what she called “A Radical reframing of Covid-19“. It gave us a different perspective and we want to share it with you:
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What if you could feel better about yourself and more empowered in your life simply by saying nice things about yourself? That’s the idea behind positive affirmations.
But while positive affirmations can help people feel more confident or able to successfully navigate trying times, they can sometimes have the opposite effect. Read on to learn what positive affirmations are and how they can affect you positively.
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