The Perfect Meltdown
By: Keya Nkonoki / November 11, 2012
Step 2: Move the energy. Take a walk. Pound a pillow. Do Yoga. Jump up and down. Move your body! Sweat it out!
We all have situations that challenge us to the point of UNRAVEL. I LOVE this Thich Nhat Hahn quote:
“Anger is like a howling baby, suffering and crying. Your anger is your baby. The baby needs his mother to embrace him. You are the mother. Embrace your baby.”
This week I had the perfect meltdown when I started having car trouble at the most inopportune time. Suddenly the frustration with my car took a viral turn into frustration with the whole day! This MINOR car incident was fast becoming a MAJOR outbreak, if I didn’t take the time to STOP and SHIFT GEARS.
The Perfect Meltdown:
Step 1: Try to get CLEAR on what you are angry about and that it is OK for you to be angry.
Step 2: MOVE THE ENERGY. Take a walk. Pound a pillow. Do Yoga. Jump up and down. MOVE YOUR BODY! SWEAT IT OUT!
Step 3: RECOVER. Embrace yourself. Sit still. Meditate. Listen to your inner guides.
Step 4: SHIFT GEARS. Find the silver lining. Move forward in healthy communication with yourself and all others involved.
Learn more TOOLS to MOTHER your meltdowns at an upcoming workshop with Krishna Kaur called “RELAX, RENEW and BE YOU!” Our HO2 Cleanse will be complimenting this workshop in preparation for our upcoming GROUP NEW MOON CLEANSE on Wednesday, 12/12/12. GO INTO THE NEW YEAR ALREADY RENEWED!!!
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