Mindful March – Day 26 – Tune into your feelings
Published Tuesday, Mar 26

Day 26 of Mindful March

Today, we are focusing on the body again. One thing we are usually really good at doing is self-criticizing. When we do something wrong, or something doesn’t go the way we wanted then our internal critic can take over. Today, by going inside and just tuning into ourselves without judging we are effectively giving our internal judge permission to stop.

Our internal critic, that nagging voice in your head that tells you that you are stupid, or complains when you make a mistake actually serves a purpose. It comes from a primal part of the brain and its role is to protect us. To protect us from doing anything that could get us expelled from the tribe. In order words, it’s main goal is to make sure we don’t die. Kinda makes sense that it’s nagging us all the time.

But there is a way we can deal with this internal critic or judge or whatever you want to call it. That’s by simply acknowledging it, and letting it know you are safe. When it complains, just take a deep breath, tell yourself all is well and breath out.  Today go inside and notice any feelings that come up and don’t judge them.

Just allow them to be there and notice them.

Special thanks go to www.actionforhappiness.org for their amazing work and launching Mindful March.


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One day, her own life was transformed when she woke up paralyzed from the neck down. Told by doctors she was incurable, she was determined to prove them wrong. Her research didn’t just heal her, but completely transformed her mind, body, spirit and even her business.

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