Neuroscience has found that there are over 11 million pieces of information hitting our brains per second but we only process about 40 bits per second.
That leaves room for our thoughts to become distorted. Can you identify with this?
Tune into your self-talk. Make peace with your self-doubt and challenge negative thoughts. Consider what you can learn from your challenges and adversities and what opportunity might come from them.
How can you view them in a more positive way?
Notice how you feel when you view things in a more optimistic way?
In challenging times, mindfully consider your response, consider the situation with compassion for yourself and others.
A good strategy to work with a busy mind is to;
This provides an opportunity to assess our thoughts and choose our actions and what we say to ourselves and others next.
As we find ourselves at the busy end of the year introduce this strategy to your toolkit to better manage your thoughts. Your wellbeing will thank you for it.
“Respond; don’t react. Listen; don’t talk. Think; don’t assume.” ~Raji Lukkoor
Wishing You Wellbeing