DEALING WITH TRAUMATIC EVENTS
Traumatic experiences can lead to a variety of physiological, psychological, relational, spiritual, and societal responses.
We are all GOING through life.
At this moment in humanity , we are collectively going through traumatic times. Many people are BREAKING and may become forever changed by these events.
The degree of differential responses to traumatic experiences depends on a variety of factors, one of which is your level of resilience.
More than ever before - it We need to be resilient, But what do we mean when we say you need to be RESILIENT?
When life knocks you down, are you quick to pick yourself up and adapt to the circumstances ? Or do you find yourself completely overwhelmed with little confidence in your ability to deal with the challenge?
If you find yourself in the latter category, not to worry. There are many practical strategies for building mental resilience; it is a quality that can be learned and honed through practice.
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SELF-CARE IS AN ESSENTIAL STRATEGY FOR BUILDING RESILIENCE AND HELPS TO KEEP YOUR MIND AND BODY HEALTHY ENOUGH TO DEAL WITH DIFFICULT SITUATIONS AS THEY ARISE.
TAKING CARE OF YOURSELF MEANS PAYING ATTENTION TO YOUR FEELINGS, AND ENGAGING IN ACTIVITIES THAT BRING YOU JOY AND RELAXATION.
REGULAR PHYSICAL EXERCISE IS ALSO A GREAT FORM OF SELF-CARE. YOGA AND MEDITATION CAN HELP CLEAR YOUR THOUGHTS.
SCHEDULE RELAXATION TIME -THIS MIGHT FEEL HARD IF YOU CAN'T DO ANYTHING TO STOP A SITUATION THAT IS MAKING YOU STRESSED. BUT IF YOU CAN ALLOW YOURSELF A SHORT BREAK, THIS CAN HELP WITH HOW YOU FEEL.
And don’t forget to be GENTLE with everyone- we are all going through! We still have faith in Humanity!
How are you doing?