Episode #10 The process I use to navigate emotional reactions

In this episode I share one of my most important practices. In my experience if you get a grip on your emotional reactions (triggers) it makes it easier to connect to yourself and follow your own guidance.

If we are reactive we get easily sidetracked from our own intentions, creations and vision, from our own energy. Sometimes we get sidetracked and stuck for a long time. Emptying yourself by letting energy move whenever it comes up in the moment is how you improve your connection to your intuition and inner guidance.

This is the process/practice I use on a daily basis:

Step 1. Acknowledgement.
Notice the trigger. Say how/what you feel. Notice fysical symptoms, feelings and sensations. Notice the story in your mind and try to disconnect from it.

Step 2. Allow/welcome/open up to the sensations.
Am I able to be a loving and open presence when these sensations move through me? Feeling this with acceptance & love.

Step 3. Release.
Scream, breathe, run, walk, bathe, shake, do yoga, whatever you need
to let this energy move without pushing it away, hiding, running, or venting it in an unhealthy way.

Step 4. Integration.
This is where you make sense of it in your spirit, mind and body. This is where you share, or journal, or sit with it etc., so next time you’ll be more prepared. This is how you grow & evolve.

It helps to have an awareness practice and to start your day with meditation and intention. Otherwise you might get lost in your thoughts and emotions at the start of your day and it’ll be more difficult to get a grip on your emotional reactions from this place. It also helps to write down your responses and thought patterns so you’ll be more prepared next time.

On April 11th me and Naomi are giving a basic workshop Energymanagement for women in Amsterdam at the studio: www.sanatanayogamsterdam.com We’ll teach you the basics of managing your own energy. You’ll learn where to start, what’s truly important if you want to be yourself and have energy and how to practice and apply this in your life. Can’t make it or you don’t live in Amsterdam? I’m creating an online training as well 🙂 If we’re not able to teach this workshop offline, we’ll move it online 🙂

If you subscribe to my list on www.thewildwoman.net I’ll also share more about this workshop and you’ll receive weekly content about living from your own vibes and energy. You’ll also get the free book The girl with the book heart.

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