Think of a typical day and make a note of at least three activities that make you feel more energised and alert. Next, make a note of three things that make you more relaxed and calm.
The examples we give above all refer to positive state changes and we hope that at least some of the examples you observed in your own life were positive too. But it is also important to bring our awareness to the things that can cause a negative state change within us. Does your stomach immediately […]
We have established that our state of being changes many times a day. We have also established that we have the ability to take control and make this process more conscious and intentional.
Think back to the list you made and the activities you are already doing to help you become more energised or relaxed. Pick one of these activities with which to practice, taking control of your internal state with more focused awareness and increased consciousness.
If you drink coffee to relax, take time to create a coffee ritual so that you draw out the moment to its full intensity and amplify the experience. If cleaning or tidying gives you a sense of calm or control, do this, but slowly and with awareness. Ensure that you gain the full benefit of […]