In todays busy and stressful society most of us are overwhelmed and feel burned out. This is magnified when you are an empath. This can put a strain on your relationships, your career and of course your health. But the good news is there are few a simple tweaks you can put into your schedule that will make a huge impact on your stress levels. In this post I will share a few simple changes you can begin implementing today to bring more calmness and peace into your life.
Begin by recognizing there is a problem.
Empaths don’t just sympathize or empathize with other people, they understand deeply what it is like for another person. Walk a miles in my shoes? Thats a given as an empath, when an empath connects with another person they begin to take on their emotions, fears and problems. This can be overwhelming! Don’t wait till you collapse in bed before you make a change. Begin today by scheduling downtime now. Set aside several hours each week to be alone. Meditate, read or just sit without any distractions or responsibilities. If there is a stressful family event coming up it’s okay if you bow out or at least don’t do as much as normal. You deserve time off too. Read on to learn some simple tips you can begin incorporating into you life today to ease the stress.
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Move Your Body
When your inbox number is higher than your step counter there is a problem. It happens, but rather than scolding yourself get up. Walk around your work area, go for a walk at lunch. Take the stairs instead of the evaluator. The more you move the happier your body will be and the stuck, stressful energy will move off you too!
Spend Time By Water
Many people, especially Empaths, find bodies of water calming, and relaxing. Most Empaths and HSP are drawn to oceans, rivers, and lakes especially in times of high stress. If you are feeling overwhelmed, even just sitting quietly for an hour by a body of water or pool can be a great help.
Stop the Negative Self-Talk
As an empath it is easy to become overwhelmed by everyone around you. One way to combat this is positive self talk. Take a moment and write out what you are saying to yourself, Is it positive and helpful or is it cruel and hateful? Would you say this to someone you loved? If not, make it a priority to stop the negative talk. With time and practice you can replace this negative dialogue with positive, loving words. Affirmations, meditation and self care can be a big help in ending negative self talk. Check these videos for affirmations you can easily work into your morning routine.
Skip the Family Drama
If you are feeling drained, overwhelmed or stressed out by your extended family you may need to step away for a break. It's not easy but sometimes we have to for our own peace of mind. Creating boundaries can also help you to stay calmer. Remember you are in control of your life and how much of it you give to others. If you are feeling tired, stressed or overwhelmed it is okay to say, “No” to family functions, holiday events and other celebrations for you own heath.
You have the right to limit your exposure to toxic situation and people. It is up to you to build in alone time and recognize when you are at your limit. Empaths are kind caring people who do so much good in the world, but this cannot happen when they are stressed out and overwhelmed. Decide today to begin taking better care of yourself.
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My next journal/workbook "Make Peace With Your Body" has shipped for the finial proof. 🥳 It is 57 days of (through journaling with guided prompts and simple exercises) understanding and healing your relationship with your body. It will sell for $9.99 on Amazon July 1, 2019. Or you can pre-order now and I will sign the journal and you will be entered in the running to win a free 60 minute session with me.
The newest planner is now live on Amazon!
Often when working with clients I recommend journaling and other introspective work. This process is easier, (and therefore more effective), if you have an easy format and prompts to follow. That's how this newest book was born.
The Best Life planner works with the Bliss Coaching system or as a standalone product. Anyone can benefit from daily journaling and becoming more mindful of all the "good" in their lives. The planner is over 340 pages, with room to write your daily thoughts or appointments as well as designated space to write daily with mindful prompts. By taking the time to focus on the good in your life, you are shifting your thinking and can easily move back into a state of balance and harmony.
Studies show there’s a strong connection between happiness and mindfulness. Journaling brings you into that state of mindfulness; past frustrations and future anxieties lose their edge in the present moment. Journaling also assits you in gathering your thoughts and calling the mind to attention, from passivity to actively engaging with your thought
If you are feeling stressed or having anxiety, writing and focusing on positive thoughts in your life can help you calm down. I have also included a few new coloring pages in this planner to help you slow down and shift your focus, as well.
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Your third chakra is also know as the “Personal Power Chakra” and it is a busy and complex energy center. Traditionally, it is known as the Solar Plexus chakra or Manipura. It is the place where anxiety, panic and mistrust manifests.
So many people suffer from anxiety and panic attacks. Working on this chakra can be helpful in controlling this difficult energy.
I have complied these affirmations to help you balance this fiery energy center and move back into a state of calm and peace.
Repeat this affirmations upon waking and before going to sleep to jump start you're healing. If you want to know more about Chakras why not grab a seat in the new Bliss 5 Week Chakra Course? Its self paced, completely on line and loaded with helpful information.
If you prefer a private session, we can delve deeper into your energy, goals and needs. We can work together in person or over Skype. The result is the same as a face-to-face appointment so location isn't an issue. Why not schedule a free complimentary 20 minute Discovery Call today?
Today I want to share with you a small, but powerful collection of affirmations for healing the important Sacral Chakra. I use these powerful affirmations regularly with clients for self confidence boosting and self care issues.
Did you know that this chakra is also key to jump starting creativity and business success? So much of what is holding you back is stuck in this energy center. Making time to incorporate these positive affirmations into your daily routine can really impact how you feel about yourself and set the tone for personal interactions.
When working with affirmations, be sure to state your affirmations in the positive tense, as in "I take the time to prepare healthy dinners."
Sacral Chakra Affirmations
◦ I love and enjoy my body.
◦ I have healthy boundaries.
◦ I am open to experiencing the present moment through my senses.
◦ I am passionate.
◦ I am creative.
◦ I manifest prosperity.
◦ I feel pleasure and abundance with every breath I take.
◦ I nourish my body with healthy food and clean water.
◦ I know how to take care of my needs.
◦ I value and respect my body.
◦ I value myself.
◦ I am open to touch and closeness.
◦ I allow myself to experience pleasure.
◦ My sexuality is sacred.
◦ Emotions are the language of my soul.
◦ I take good care of my physical body.
◦ I am at peace.
Do any of the affirmations resonate with you?
You can always make up your own - just make them positive and affirming. Once you get in the habit of saying them to yourself (on a daily basis), you will notice changes in your relationships with your body as this chakra moves back into balance. Why not start today?
Speak soon ~
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“If I am not good to myself, how can I expect anyone else to be good to me?”
― Maya Angelou
"Every day is a new beginning, choose wisely."
-Sarah Parker Thomas
“We are all a work in progress.
And the possibilities are endless.”
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