Creating Your Zen
June 2, 2022
Ariella Jacobs

Life is can be really stressful and frustrating. After all, you have work that needs your attention, a family that needs your attention, and other relationships. With all these factors it is easy to feel overwhelmed and just like your life isn’t doing too well. Now it is easier to wallow in this feeling but what you should know is that it won’t help your situation the same way as it would dealing with it. Dealing with your things is a much better approach. Now you can deal with negativity by finding your zen.

 

To be able to find your zen, you need to know what your zen is. In simple terms, your zen should be the space in which you feel calm and relaxed. You may have seen people meditating and doing a few yoga poses when finding their zen but this doesn’t mean you have to as well. Your zen can literally be anything you want it to be. All you need to keep in mind is that it is all about you first. This means taking your needs and wants into consideration. Next, you will need to consider your time. Simply ask yourself, if you have enough time to do whatever it is you need to when finding your zen.

 

Woman relaxing by listening to mindful music

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Once you have these questions answered, you can move on to looking into different things that will make you feel centered and relaxed. When doing your research, you will find that there are a number of different methods you can use to help calm you down. This includes counting, humming, breathing and even tapping your leg. Do you see how different each of these things is? Well, that’s because no two calming methods work for everyone. Each one is unique to each individual. It is important not to feel rushed when finding your zen because it is not supposed to be a stressful situation.

 

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