Your smartphone can be a hand-held way to keep calm. Using apps to help calm your mind is easy. There are apps for meditation, sleep monitoring, and noise reduction. Most are no-cost or low-cost and work on most phones.
To meditate is to focus on one thing for a period of time with your full attention. That’s why worry could be considered a form of meditation. Your focus on your worries is, in fact, meditation. How about switching that focus?
A healthy mind and body work best together when nothing is in the way. Clearing your mind and moving your body is important and a great way to reconnect the energy between the two. There’s something magical and physiologically healing about the way your mind and body connection improves through movement.
Have you ever noticed how colors make you feel? Did you know that the color blue is designed to make you feel calm and the color red triggers hunger? That’s why spas tend to paint their walls various shades of blue, topaz, and sea-foam while your favorite pizza joint has red and white checkered tablecloths.
There are more choices for foods than ever before and what you eat influences nearly every aspect of your bodily function. Food can provide energy, or it can zap it. Food can restore or it can destroy. Food is a powerful thing.
Being hurt by someone causes deep wounds. The mind ruminates on the hurt and the body reflects the worry in the form of anxiety, pain, or other physical issues. One thing’s for sure - holding resentments can take a toll on the mind and the body.
How you do one thing is how you do all things. This means to the extent you pay attention to details, you’ll move throughout the day with ease or disconnect. The habits you create and perform regularly can help keep your mind and body connection strong. Starting with making your bed.