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Finding Mental Relaxation

Stress Management And Inner Peace

Have you ever thought about how much mental stimulation we process in a day and how it can affect our mental relaxation? Radio broadcasts, television shows, information shared verbally, words in print, images, and songs all these sources continue to play in our heads hours after we encounter them.

As we take a moment to eat dinner, relax at the end of the day or lie in bed, our minds continually process all the input from our day. Such mental Clutter leaves us feeling unsettled consciously and subconsciously.

Often the activities we pick to help us to relax or decompress only add to the Clutter within. For instance, watching television, reading a book, or talking to a friend or spouse only has us taking in more information.

I encourage you to be aware of the above and instead allow yourself to make time to draw your attention inward to the sensations of the breath in our bodies, slowing our mental activity enough that our minds begin to settle. Take a walk, do some stretching or yoga, practice deep breathing exercises, or stare at the night sky and stars.

The key is to draw your attention away from mental activity. Once you are mentally relaxed, you can begin the process of clearing the mind of all its Clutter. Daily setting aside time to clear the mind over time can become second nature, with less effort. The mind becomes more open and receptive to new experiences, new information because it is free of yesterday’s Clutter.

I encourage you to give it a try this week!

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The post Finding Mental Relaxation appeared first on Awaken With Light.

Originally Published on https://awakenwithlight.com/

Nancy Gentle Boudrie Mindset and Mindfulness Expert- Life, Business and Executive Coach

For 35 years, Nancy has helped Business Owners and Corporations peak perform and create exponential success. Whether setting up safety programs in the transportation industry or creating multi-million-dollar independent insurance agencies, one of which was her own, Nancy has been assisting business professionals and organizations in creating seven-figure success. Most recently, for the last 15 plus years, Nancy found her true passion and purpose in coaching company leaders and employees to manage high levels of stress and navigate the unprecedented challenges facing today’s organizations.

She uniquely blends her entrepreneurial business knowledge with her training in mindset skills such as Mindful Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Naropa University’s Mindful Leadership Training. Nancy teaches business professionals to be creative, innovative, and resilient during challenges to create a life of design, not one of default. Furthermore, she assists organizations in increasing morale, profitability and reducing workman’s comp claims and absenteeism by implementing programs that support employee engagement by improving mental and emotional mindset.

Nancy’s passion for sharing her message, special talents, and unique gifts have also included hosting two successful Radio/Podcast shows as well as the releasement of a guided meditation CD, sold on ITunes, called Awaken With Light ~Welcome Inner Balance. Furthermore, she is considered a gifted expert in various energy modalities such as Usui Reiki as a Master/Teacher and Integrative Energy Therapy.

Nancy loves giving back to her community and church. She is a volunteer for Penn Medicine, Neighborhood Health as a reiki practitioner and grief counselor. She is also proud to serve as a reiki practitioner and mindset coach to women battling breast cancer through a nonprofit organization called Unite for Her.

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