Successful Relationships Reading Corner
Last week we wrote about how to transcend today’s turmoil with inner peace. This week, other people shared what they do. Here are a few articles with some useful advice about this issue.
7 Ways to Cope With COVID-19 “The battle seems like it is outside of your home against some microscopic enemy, but the struggle actually starts inside your mind. Anxiety steals away our joy and peace by consuming our focus and kicking our imaginations into overdrive. We begin to create worst-case scenarios in our mind, which is like making a down payment on horrifying misfortunes that will never occur.”
How to Survive Emotional Turmoil: A Meditation for Calming Your Emotions “Today I’d like to focus on the stuff that goes on inside of you and put some focus on the fact that much of the stress you face today is perceived. Of course there are exceptions to this, and if you are in real danger, it goes without saying that you should seek help. Perceived stress is another way to describe inner turmoil.”
Dealing with Turmoil “When I start to hear the same stories from everyone I encounter, I take notice. This year so far has been one of intensity and turmoil. On a global and national level, we’re dealing with war, terrorism and a crucial presidential election. On a personal level, many of us are facing health issues (ourselves or loved ones), losses and financial or other challenges. (Even new opportunities and growth can be emotionally challenging.)”