There are moments in life that feel unbearable. The challenges are difficult, the burdens heavy, and we’re not sure we can handle it. You’ve had those days, or even weeks, when everything goes wrong. This is life in all its rawness. It is through life’s most difficult moments that we are transformed. Like the phoenix, we rise from the ashes. Forever altered, with a wisdom forged by fire, we more deeply treasure simple pleasures, the gifts of love and relationship, and the profound beauty that life offers. Holistic Psychotherapist Kailean Welsh shares 7 tips to help you navigate through difficult times.
When you take care of yourself and take the time to slow down and do what you love, you are in balance. There is time and space for you to once again feel and appreciate the fullness and richness of your life. Allow yourself time for prayer and meditation. Here are some ways to create spaciousness and connection in your life.
The heart emits frequencies that are much stronger that brain frequencies. It has been said that the heart is the “mini-brain” and actually controls brain activity. Having a healthy emotional heart has a very positive impact on your health. Make the time to examine and heal your emotional wounds. In doing so, your literal and figurative heart will spread joy, light and love.
Sometimes our motives for wanting to do better and improve ourselves may not be pure or authentic which can then lead to less than positive outcomes. The ultimate purpose of “up-leveling” in a healthy way is self-actualization. The ultimate purpose of “up-leveling” in an unhealthy way is self-aggrandizement. Learn the differences and symptoms of the two and see where you are on your journey.
Feeling a little frazzled? Recent studies have proven the beneficial effects of connecting with Nature. Lower stress hormones and a stronger Immune System result when you take time to pull away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Take time for a walk in the woods today and experience the benefits.
As I continued to ignore her question – I was too busy to take a day off! – the Universe kept sending me little reminders. Four head colds in one month followed by a two-month bout with walking pneumonia, and a picture in a magazine that read, “Your weekend called. It wants its fun back” later, I remembered to take my own advice, practice what I preach, and have a little fun.