Yes that’s me!
Yes that’s me!
The above are some statements measuring level of emotional distress. They can serve as a guideline that something might start to go wrong in life.
It is a difficult time for almost everyone, whether it is the economy globally, crime rates in the country, personal financial issues or major life events, or day to day stress from work, family, relationships etc. We might not be able to change all these challenging situations, but we are able to change our perceptions to them, and improve our coping abilities and psychological resilience.
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Due to my attempts of organising support groups in Klang Valley (more details here), I have encountered people who are searching for support groups for all sort of things.
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Here is a recording of hypnotic relaxation.
It starts after 5-6 seconds. It may be good to learn Eye fixation induction first before you listen to this recording.
When you become more familiar with hypnosis (or have listened and practiced this a few times), you may start directly from 4:50.
“How do I stop thinking?”
“I have so much thought! I can’t stay focus!”
“How do I control my mind? I feel like I’m losing it.”
“I can’t sleep. There are so many thoughts, I can’t help it”
Just as the heart is designed to pump, the brain is designed to think, and it throws you with thoughts every 1 or 2 seconds, you can’t really control those thoughts or stop them from popping up, what can you do about them? How can you stay focused better? How can you direct attention to the here and now, to the present moment, to the things you want to do?
The answer is pretty simple… We all hear it every now and then… You might even have tried or practiced it before…
Yes, being mindful, noticing your thought, accepting them (no judging), then bringing your attention to the present moment. How can you achieve that?
Yes, you need to practice, keep doing it, whenever you remember, it doesn’t just happen overnight. You can start with some simple meditation, you may learn the Benson’s relaxation method (read this). Or you can try the Leaves on the Stream here (with recordings).