Making Life Changes for the Better
I am learning that constant stress mode locks down my ability to heal myself properly. I have found 2 of the 3 combinations to unlock that mode. #1 Making better food choices, moderations and substitutions. #2 Getting a total body workout. #3 Still a bit of a mystery. I think I am on to something though when it comes to my mental and emotional health and wellness.
I am discovering with my health and wellness eating well, exercising and resting and sleeping are key components, but there is much more to unlocking that combination!
I have experienced tiredness and not sleeping well. I have experienced issues with my hair, nails and skin as well as body aches. I have experienced stomach issues and weight gain. I have experienced a lack of energy, activity and motion.
In working with a behavioral therapist, I learned I needed to get my emotional house in order to assist my overall mental health and wellness! I am not all that amazed in what I do to myself at times; physically, mentally and emotionally. Too bad a gummy vitamin cannot just take care of the matter. Where is that fairy godmother and her wand when you need her!
I have to dive in and really ask myself some personal questions, especially when it comes to what I want in my life!
- What DOES my body NEED to HEAL?
- What is my overall HEALTH telling me?
- What am I in control of and what can I let go of?
- What am I stress out about and why?
- What is no longer serving me in living my life?
I have some tough decisions to make, but it will help me move forward and heal myself! I know what I need, but it is the how do I get what I need part that I find difficult at times. I am discovering that I need to tap into myself from the inside out and that means finding those inner strengths and coping skills! You are the only one that can do that for yourself.
- Do I feel like I am in tune with myself from the inside out?
- Do I follow my heart, listen to myself and go with my gut?
- Do I feel good about the changes I am making?
I am making the life changes I need to heal and feel good about myself! I really want to do the best for me and my body, well being, health, and wellness!
I struggle between wanting more and wanting less; being more and doing less! I need to be open to the possibilities and not so focused on my expectations. I am not going to live my life by coulds, shoulds and woulds! I am giving myself love and compassion and that feels great.
I am tapping into my wishes, hopes and dreams as well as my passions, ambitions. I really want to live the life I want! I am continuing to experience growth, especially when it comes to becoming a better version of me. I am living my potential and sharing it too. I am living the life I have now and not letting it just slide on by!
I am going to face hurdles in my life! I want to be able to cope better and work with it and not against it. I want to learn to understand it to experience growth and those important life lessons. I want to be able to overcome those hurdles to gain those life experiences that matter in living the life I want!
Sometimes it is more about letting go of the ego rather than control! Then you can truly be who your are to live your life more openly and fully as well as move forward with little to no regrets. I have to find what fulfills my whole being! I have choices and decisions. I have to accept and embrace. I have to love, support and protect myself from my wants and needs as well as my goals and actions.