A Life to Live – Shirley's Blog

  • 10:10:54 am on November 26, 2014 | 0

    Improve Communication With Your Mind


    Interested in improving communications with your mind and subsequently changing your mindset? Whether this is something you want for your professional life, personal life, or both, mind communication improvement is possible…and doable. Remember, you control your mind, not the other way around!


    Taking Time to Pause

    In today’s fast-paced world, taking even five minutes for yourself sometimes seems impossible. And while a little rest and relaxation is important no matter what, this concept also applies to the mind. Too often we let a negative thought overtake us, and it doesn’t take long before one negative thought has snowballed into many and we’re seemingly on the brink of a nervous breakdown. Recognizing a not-awesome thought for what it is and pausing is an essential step in improving mind communications. Take a minute to dismiss this thought and move on to something else, something the Star Wars universe knows a lot about: “Be mindful of your thoughts, they betray you!”


    Stop Beating Yourself Up!

    Negative thinking beats us up, and can actually train the mind to think in a less-than-positive way. While we all have insecurities and get down on ourselves sometimes, it’s necessary that “sometimes” doesn’t evolve into “all the time.” Train your mind to think of something nice about yourself when down in the proverbial dumps, or remember something humorous. As with taking time to pause, taking time to think positively is an essential step in mindset improvement.


    Understanding Your Triggers

    A thorough understanding of what triggers poor mind communication will also help you create a happier, healthier mindset. A trigger can be anything–a person, place or thing. Rid yourself of toxic people who undermine you and make you feel less than you are. Move away from negative environments, whether they be work-related or otherwise. Quit bad habits that do nothing to encourage peace of mind. Once you know what “sets you off,” you’ll be in much better shape for mind communication. It’s challenging to improve mind communications if you’re constantly putting yourself in situations that make you feel bad and result in negative thinking!


    These are merely some of the ways to improve mind communication, change your mindset and your life. Find what works best for you and stick to it!


    For more on changing your mindset and improving your life, please contact me today at A Life to Live. I look forward to working with you!


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