As much as we can try to stay positive, there will always be influences in life that challenge our optimism and being surrounded by negative people can definitely be one of them!
At some point we have all encountered situations where the people we surround ourselves with are toxic for our mental wellbeing and while sometimes it can be easy to walk away from, other times it can be extremely difficult and even impossible, especially in the presence of close friends or family members.
To my fellow over analysers, highly emotional beings and those that have no explanation as to why their energy drains when being around certain people. You are not alone or abnormal and I think I may have just found an explanation.
I heard the word “Empath” only a few days ago, and when I searched the meaning I found myself reading the perfect description of my life. I felt relief in knowing that it was actually a “thing” and I feel like I now have answers to questions my soul has been looking for, for a very long time.
How do you feel right now?
How you feel affects your mindset and your mindset affects how you feel. Quite often this can become a vicious cycle that many of us get accustomed to.
After reading “The Power” by Rhonda Byrne (A life changing, must read kind of book), I learnt that whatever thoughts or feelings we choose to emit has a major influence on what we attract back into our lives, and in return we manifest all sorts of events and feelings that match our emotional state.
I woke up this morning with the typical Monday morning gut feeling, I immediately began to dread my day and it took me 3 attempts to finally get out of bed and get my god damn act together!
Have you ever been a victim of the worst cold? The type that causes your eyes to swell, your nose to block and even the loss of your sense of taste?
At a time like this you end up having no energy to function and you would do anything to kick start your recovery process. You long to regain your health again so that you can get back to normal and carry out the daily tasks that you usually take for granted.
Being able to see, smell, walk, talk and even breathe are often things that many of us forget to appreciate. It’s not a regular practice in this day and age to take the time to really stop and think about the things that we are already blessed with or have achieved.
A well lived life is one where gratitude and thankfulness play a MAJOR role. Gratitude not only emits happiness, but helps with the acceptance of where you are, so that you are able to move forward effectively and with increased productivity.