I don’t know about you but I’m absolutely exhausted and completely overwhelmed by all of the negativity around at the moment. The football violence, Donald Trump silliness, pictures of animal cruelty on social media, people being killed and now the EU referendum results is enough to make you want to pack up your things and move to a deserted island away from all of this. Sadly we can’t always do that. So what can we do?
S O C I A L M E D I A – It’s SO easy to become swept up in negativity online, it’s so easy to become caught up in online debates (especially at the moment!) and it’s definitely easy to come across pictures of horrible things that you really don’t need to see on a daily basis. However, it’s also just as easy to stop scrolling. Limit your social media usage and ask yourself what you’re actually gaining from spending hours looking through your newsfeed.
B R E A T H E – Sometimes that’s the only thing you can do, breathe and keep present. There is no point in worrying, worrying will only stress you out more. Focus on the present moment and the positive feelings and actions of people around you. There is positivity around you if you look.
C O N N E C T – Remember that we are one, we are all connected. No matter who gets elected, EU or no EU, WE are the ones who have the power to strive to be compassionate, peaceful and connected human beings without barriers. “The greatest illusion in this world is the illusion of separation.”