How to manage external stimuli
How to rest your mind, has been a question I have been asked time and time again by my clients. Some of whom have been telling me how they intend to rest over the Christmas period; “Oh I’ll be in bed all day, breakfast and dinner, in bed, and get the kids to join me open their presents as well”, some say; “I will be chilling in front of the telly”, and others say; “cleaning the house is very therapeutic for me”.
Whatever it is you would be up to during this festive break should not be considered as a restful time for your mind, except if you will be spending some part of the festive period in seclusion, or maybe in sensory deprivation. By sensory deprivation I mean, your traditional external senses; sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste, in NLP, we refer to them as; Visual, auditory, kinesthetic, olfactory and gustatory, are all shut down.
Because if you understand that it is our five senses that instigate our thoughts, you will know that as long as your senses are not deprived, your mind is not resting. So please switch off from time to time, like once every month.
The mind works better when it is rested.
To be your best, it is 80% mental, get that metal relaxation part of you sorted, and you will be on your way to taking action with clarity. For the human mind to be rested, you have to switch off or shut down all five senses, and this is not only for Christmas but for your journey through life.
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