The power of thoughts and internal talk has been present in my day-to-day life really strongly during the past month. There are probably many reasons for this, but I'm now telling you one angle. I'm also going to share with you my ways to face the moments as they are right now.
You are probably familiar with a situation, where you wake up in the morning on the wrong side of the bed. You might not be aware, why your day got such a bad start, but still, that feeling follows you all day long and at some point, you might wish that the day would just end and you would be able to start a new day with new fresh energy.
For me, the past year has been filled with days, when I have woken up on the wrong side of the bed. Soonest I wake up and open my eyes, I realize that I just feel bad. My mornings aren't busy, I don't need to rush into my work at a certain time, which makes me wonder why the first moments of my days are so unpleasant for me. I think the reason might be the fact that I have just seen some nasty dream, which I don't remember, but which effects my mood immediately first thing in the morning. Luckily, I have found my ways to get rid of those feelings, and my days are really rarely thoroughly miserable. 😉
When we are present at this moment, we are able to build a wall between negative mood and negative thoughts, and it helps us stop the mind's harmful thoughts and thinking. When we are one step ahead of this moment, we are unbalanced, which can affect the internal talk negatively and our general feelings in our daily lives. If we are not present and aware of our internal talk, we most likely are in the swirl of negativity. Negative thoughts can easily expand way too big, without us even realizing it, leading us being trapped in the chains of negativity.
At that time, my savior was Mandalas. I drew them every day for 2 months. I don't know how long it took to draw one mandala, but drawing them kept me present in this moment. When I drew, it was the only thing I did, and my mind was totally free from thoughts. If you want to learn to calm your mind, this is a simple and effective way to do it. And, if you are unsure about how to proceed, stay tuned because I will soon add Mandala course to the online store.