Next time you are in a bad place in your mind, name your demon. Is it doubt, jealousy, or worry? This creates s little distance between you and them. So next time you find demons arising, try greeting them.
Right now my demon is doubt. I’m doubting myself and disbelieving that I have the power to change my course of thought which is right now very negative. So now I am choosing to deep breathe and arrive to a more positive space. Deep breathe. I remind myself of the nature on my hike and that I can be grounded just like a tree. I am not my thoughts so when negative pops up I acknowledge it and let it go. It passes like with a river; we never see the same water twice. Although we become tired of what seems like constantly working so hard to get away from pain, that is the struggle that we don’t need to have and we are learning and life gets better. It is not always so hard and this practice right now is not in vain. I deserve to be in a good place. I am letting go. I am believing in myself and in goodness.