PFP Newsletter August 2018

This trying to be someone else, someone better is an exhausting journey, an impossible one even. If you are not accepting of who you are now, you never will.

Mindfulness is a skill we all possess yet we have little or no awareness of actually using it in our daily lives. When we are aware of being mindful, we sense it as the feeling of being “on” or “in the flow” of the moment. It is a way of taking a more engaged stance in our relationship with our loved ones, our environment and ourselves. It promotes awareness of the changes arising in us, giving us the time to assess, accept, and encourage healthy ways of being.

Mindfulness Exercises

These will help you to define the root cause of difficult emotions, learn how to acknowledge expectations, answer questions that helps dismantle expectations and helps us see the present moment more clearly and learn how to become present in the now with the help of specific explorations.

Let’s begin..

Take a few minutes, a pen and your journal, a deep breath and some chai while you explore these questions:

  1. What are you struggling with?
  2. How would you want this situation to be?
  3. Look at this moment and see what is working now. What is good about this moment, about the last few days? Be concrete. Give examples and instance of life that is working.
  4. If there wasn’t an expectation around how this moment should be, could be or would have been, how would you feel about the situation/ person?

You are probably experiencing difficult emotions today or have been feeling out of sorts for a while, think of these questions with regard to such emotions. Take in these questions and their answers without any judgement. They are not fodder for your inner-critic. Don’t beat yourself up after exploring these questions. These questions essentially help you discover your true longings, wonder about the truth of the moment and really help you plunge into the strengths you possess, if you allow it.

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The eight week Mindfulness Based Symptom Management program is designed for persons who wish to improve their well-being. Mindfulness is a way of taking a more engaged stance in our relationship with our loved ones, our environment and ourselves. It promotes awareness of the changes arising in us, giving us the time to assess, accept, and encourage healthy ways of being. Click here for details for the next session

Meet our Team

At Pause for Perspective we believe that we all deserve spaces where we can be ourselves, be held, validated and accepted for who we are. We believe that our truth shines forth when we listen to our deeper selves, our inner wisdom. We also believe a higher perspective is always present and all we need is to pause and stay present with ourselves in order to receive it. Our space is the container for you to come into yourself and articulate your truth and presence.

We are a group of clinical psychologists, psychological counselors, counselling psychologists and educationists who offer space and presence for the unfolding of human experience.

Make an appointment now: Call 9490708947 or click here

 

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