Instructions for "Reject or Accept?":
When you notice discomfort, either physical or mental:
For example, if I notice at 3pm today that I am feeling a bit sad, some typical reactions might be:
If we can accept this, we change our relationship to discomfort when it arises. It will no longer hold the same fear, struggle, or guilt for us. When we struggle against discomfort, we give it even more energy, raising it's profile in our lives, and exaggerating it's effect. When we switch the struggle for acceptance, we can allow discomfort to be, and then pass, as all things inevitably do.
"Our attempts to find lasting pleasure, lasting security, are at odds with the fact that we’re part of a dynamic system in which everything and everyone is in process." - Pema Chodron
The Weekly Minute is a blog I write each week with the aim of providing legitimate tools to help promote positive mental health.
The collection of short, practical mindfulness and therapy tools for self-reflection and self-improvement, can equip people to take their mental well-being into their own hands, and improve their quality of life.
The Weekly Minute is posted here every Monday, or you can sign up to get it delivered to your inbox via the link below.
Follow me on social media (see below) to make sure you don't miss one!
Get the Weekly Minute delivered straight to your inbox, or follow it on social media!
By subscribing to Claire Shannon Therapy you are agreeing to receive a weekly blog post via email.
I use Mailchimp to store and manage this mailing list and your data will not be shared with any third party. You are free to unsubscribe at any time using the unsubscribe button which appears at the end of every blog.