Developing compassion towards others starts with an openness to one’s own fallibility. Remembering that actually, everyone has the potential to get it wrong sometimes.
By learning to observe difficult feelings, such as annoyance or anger, from a place of acceptance and compassion, we can be more forgiving of others when they make mistakes. This will improve our relationships with others no end!
Negative thoughts are conscious or subconscious thoughts that occur in response to everyday events. We can challenge negative thoughts by looking at them from a distance and reviewing the substance behind those thoughts.
Failure. It creates such an emotive response in the mind, and heart! Nobody enjoys the feelings associated with having failed at something.
Let’s flip the script on that word ‘failure’. Instead, if we reframe the concept of ‘you’ve failed’ to ‘you need to learn from this before you can succeed’ and then try to draw valuable insights from the experience. It turns failing into learning.
Click the link for this free guided meditation to help reframe failure.
This guided meditation uses an NLP technique to anchor a state of relaxation to a very simple movement in your body. The idea being that when you can recall this relaxed state at any point, just by applying the anchor.