Developing a calming mantra or phrase can help guide you through stressful or uncertain situations. Listen to this step-by-step guide to learn how to craft a positive personal affirmation.
- [Narrator] To end the session, … I'd like to offer you a simple practice … that you can use to connect to your own compassionate goals. … The practice is to create a phrase or a statement … that reflects your compassionate intentions … in any given situation. … So let me give you a few examples. … When I go in to teach a class, often before I teach, … I'll say in my own mind, "May what I share today, … in some way, contribute to the wellbeing … and relieve the suffering of each person in this room." … And that's very different than going in and thinking like, … "Oh, boy, I hope I don't screw this one up." … Connecting to my compassionate intention. … I mentioned earlier that I work in animal rescue. … And before I do a cat adoption counseling session, … I might say to myself, "May my time here today … help these animals find loving homes … and help the people who seek them find companions … that will fill their lives with love and friendship … and the benefits of caregiving." … Or before a family get together, …
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