Letting it go is hard to do. But if you want to live a happy life, it’s essential you at least try to let things go. So here are 6 effective ways to move on and find inner peace.
When negative thoughts start to spiral out of control in your mind, it can feel as though there is no way out.
Admittedly, it’s a challenge to get out of a “Negative Thought Loop.”
But in truth, there is no benefit to obsessing about things which hurt you. Thinking the same negative thoughts over (and over) simply keeps you feeling sad, upset – stuck.
If you want to be happy, you need to develop helpful coping mechanisms to move on from negative thoughts.
Here are 6 smart strategies to let go of upsetting thoughts and emotions – so you can get back on track with enjoying all the good things in your life.
It’s important to shift your focus when you’re stuck on a negative thought.
Basically, you need to break free from your “Negative Thought Loop”!
Here’s a fun trick for refocusing and letting thing go.
(This tool has been researched to work – in a study done at Penn State University.
Note: This one of the many research based stress reducing tools I offer in my video course The Anxiety Cure.
There is nothing more soothing to the soul than experiencing nature and all of its wonders.
Studies consistently report that spending time in nature is helpful for your mental health.
Being active is an excellent way to let things go, reduce anxiety and trigger positive endorphins.
In fact, you will be surprised at how quickly you forget about your issues when you are exercising regularly.
Don’t keep your emotions bottled up inside you.
Your negative thoughts will simply wind up playing on (and on) inside of your mind – spiraling into an unhealthy way of thinking.
Sometimes you just need to talk about something.
Not to get sympathy – or even help.
But just to kill its power, by allowing the truth of things to hit the air.
So…speak to a friend or family member you trust. Or set up a therapy session with a professional.
Chances are you’ll find that talking it out will help you in letting it go.
If you know someone or something is making you feel anxious, then what is stopping you from eliminating the trigger?
It might take a little bit of time to motivate yourself to make these changes. But you can let go of a lot of negativity if you make sure you’re not constantly reminding yourself about the things which get you upset.
Try not to let your emotions get the better of you
Try to find a gain in your pain. Dig around and discover an awesome life lesson learned.
Every day write down all the wonderful things in your life which you appreciate.
You won’t have room for negativity to play in your mind, if you’re filling up your thoughts with lots of good things to be grateful about!
Note: Here’s a particularly helpful gratitude journal – with happiness prompters.
Try out some of these letting it go techniques mentioned above.
Soon you will let go of your emotional pain – and feel greater inner peace.