Calming an Overactive Mind

Calming an Overactive Mind

In the latest episode of "Your Heart is Calling," Jenny addresses a common challenge many of us face: dealing with an overactive mind. She shares practical strategies to help calm and refocus anxious energy, offering ways to slow down racing thoughts.

Here’s a summary of the key techniques discussed in the episode:

Mindfulness is about being fully present and attentive to your thoughts and surroundings. You can incorporate mindfulness into various activities:

Mindful Working: Set a timer for a specific period and dedicate that time to focused work without distractions.

Journaling: Write down your thoughts deliberately, either slowly to calm your mind or quickly to match the speed of your thoughts.

Daily Activities: Practice mindfulness while showering, eating, or driving by paying attention to the sensations and actions involved.

Exercise: Engage in any form of exercise or gentle movement to reduce mental chatter.

Nature Walks: Spend time in nature, grounding yourself by walking barefoot on the grass or simply being among the trees.

Breathing Exercises: Focus on your breath, noticing how it moves in and out of your body. Various breathwork practices are available online to guide you.

EFT Tapping: Emotional Freedom Technique: EFT tapping involves tapping on specific meridian points on your body while repeating affirmations:

Anxiety and Stress Relief: Use EFT tapping to calm your mind during anxious moments. Repeat phrases like, "Even though I am nervous right now, I deeply and completely love and accept myself."

Scheduling Time for Worrying: Allocate a designated time to let your mind race and address all your worries. This structured approach can prevent worries from lingering indefinitely.

It's important to remember that calming an overactive mind is an ongoing practice. Our minds often try to protect us by keeping us alert, but by consistently applying these techniques, you can find more peace and clarity.


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