It is so easy to get overwhelmed. With work, parenthood, household responsibilities. Just with life in general. Yes, the state of the world and things (and people), even the weather, can lead to overwhelm too. This overwhelm can grab on to you and freeze you in place. This is when choice can come in.
You have heard me say before…. Energy goes where the attention goes.
So when that overwhelm starts to creep in… think about where your attention is…
Is your mind full or are you mindful?
You can choose where your attention goes. Are you focusing on filling your own cup and nurturing yourself? Or is overwhelm sapping your attention, energy, or time?
We are vibrational beings. Our mindset and thoughts are so important and affect how we feel, and our outlook on life. If that mindset is negative, it can weaken all our defenses (and the immune system).
But when we are feeling higher vibration emotions, our whole system functions better. Those high vibration emotions are:
So, just for today, just for this one moment, what are you choosing?
About Andrea Deierlein & Thrive Reiki, LLC: Andrea's work specializes in helping people transform the pain of life challenges and daily adversity through the practice of Reiki. She helps people struggling with stress, anxiety and overwhelm, to relax, calm down and breathe again. Focusing on stress management and the mind-body-connection, her clients shift out of survival mode, build focus and resilience. Connect with her on www.thrivereiki.com or follow her on Instagram @andreadeierlein