Join Henna Inam for an in-depth discussion in this video Practice: Accept difficult situations, part of Mindfulness Practices.
Find a quiet space, shut off any distractions. … Sit comfortably, spine straight, … You can close your eyes or soften your gaze. … Inhale through your nose, and then exhale through the mouth. … (inhales) … Breathe in, … two, three, four, … out, two, three, four, … (inhales) … in, two, three, four, … out, two, three, four. … Notice without any judgment what thoughts come up for you. … You're noticing what thoughts your mind … has about the situation, … the thought's maybe about, … Just notice the thoughts. … or assumptions that the mind … is making up about the situation. … When the mind doesn't feel in control, … it makes up assumptions to make sense … of things, so it can feel safe. … Don't judge the mind or get into what's right or wrong, … You can label that. … whatever the emotion is, accept it fully. … Don't judge the emotion. … I like to imagine my breath … like a warm hug that takes away … Take a moment to feel compassion for yourself … in this difficult time. … You may repeat with me the self-compassion offering. …
- Releasing stress
- Improving focus and creativity
- Finding meaning
- Cultivating joy
- Collaborating with difficult people
- Preparing for challenging conversations
- Being resilient after failure
- Facing fear
- Successfully handling change and crisis
Skill Level Beginner
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1. Lead Yourself
2. Lead Others
3. Lead in Challenging Times
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