Karl Staib of DigToFly encourages us to calm our anxiety through the use of a self-awareness journal.
Episode 1923: Calm Your Anxiety with a Self Awareness Journal by Karl Staib of Dig To Fly on Meditation Practices
Karl Staib is an author that seeks out growth at every turn. It's why he writes. He wants to process his thoughts and emotions, learn from them and share them with the world. He grew up in a little town in Pennsylvania called Pipersiville. He moved to Austin, TX in this mid twenties and now he is living in San Antonio with his wife and two boys. If you enjoy his writing, he courages you to reach out to him at DigToFly.com. He wants to hear about how you've learned to grow from your own struggles. When his father passed it was focusing on gratitude that helped him get through one of the most difficult times in his life. It taught him the importance of bringing gratitude to every single situation. Whether it's a difficult situation like his father's death or amazing one like drinking ice cold tea by the river with his son. That's why he wants to bring more gratitude into the workplace. His work inside a fortune 500 company that regularly ranks in top 10 for best place to work has shown him the importance of gratitude and how it increases productivity and communication. If you want to learn more just go to DigToFly.com. He is also a big fan of traveling, meditation, Yoga, hikes in lush terrain and his family.
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we're anxiety. Was a self awareness journal by Karl Stable, dig to fly dot com,
I hung my head there just feel like away. I could keep up with everything. That's when I hung
the phone and hopped into the next meeting? I just didn't have time to think
right now. I need to make
or time was my first thought, then I thought about a quick,
I recently read. Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent.
And not enough time on what is important, Stephen, our Covey. I wasn't making conscious choices with my time, so I decided to make a change. I decided to start with the basics
I ask myself a simple question that I dont ask myself enough throughout the day how my feeling, right now, this question open
yep to so much does ignoring before. I noticed that I fell into
but my father model for me you would just pushes feelings aside and ignore them until they went away. I would just tackled and
its task instead of acknowledging what was going on inside of me. I still do this quite a bit, but
darling about the present moment and how I felt I reveal new parts of myself.
but I didn't even realize. Were there, that's one meditation really started clicking for me. My expectations.
I've been waiting for years, but now I was really tuning in men all admit. It was quite painful
instead of ignoring my grown penis. My now was pure
the way, the layers and asking myself why my was I grumpy. I knows most of the time I grumpy this was due to my expectations I expected to get to work faster. I expected Michael,
I want to be on time. I expected my son to listen to me some of these expectations more valid, but they're just expectations. Nonetheless, it is up to me to decide if I wanted these expectations to dictate my happiness:
the practice of meditation made. Keeping my awareness journal possible while deodorant
what a tune into these thoughts and feelings without setting down for ten minutes a day to meditate the cool part was at. My awareness journal also helped my meditation practice when a thought came in at interest, push it away.
My think, did and played with ever a Abed before letting go past the beauty of mindset, training because easier to put your focus on what matters.
Instead of letting the situation dictate your mood awareness journal.
when you start your awareness journal, you want to keep track of your thoughts and how they
bigger your emotions, his armor,
since that many of us need to work with Miss. What gives us the feed diet that shows us how,
there are growing or not growing as we would like. They were through your thoughts and feelings to appreciate the difficult.
situation. You are learning how to appreciate your thoughts and feelings and not let them
we view away into a negative space,
you start your awareness journal. I suggest that you keep it with you at first after the first week is
be able to remember and write these moments down at the end of your day. Here entries should
Something like this are frustrated
My son ignore my request all over
almost all the way to work and study at a red light. Ass happy when my tea may thanked me for helping
and with his presentation, the morgue
EL. The better this process will help. You discover new parts of yourself that you ve never noticed before. As you progress, you can use the awareness journal to understand how you feel
certain situations by turning into your body you'll, began to notice these sensations quicker,
not let them run you over. You noticed them in dance with them some
advanced awareness show entries. May look something like this
frustrating. When my son ignored my request, I could feel the tension in my chest.
House overwhelms when I was late to work and stuck at a red light. I can feel my left foot tapping and irritation as I waited for the light to turn green House happy.
My team, a thank me for helping him with his presentation. I could feel the pride tingle in my forehead, the most
raising part of an awareness journal does that life becomes more joyful,
It's like running out onto a field to play soccer and knowing you go and have fun because you ve been preparing,
for this moment and you are ready. I play tennis as a kid and the,
Where I got the more I enjoy the game, the games.
slow down, and I could anticipate many opponents next moves on Fourchan,
I didn't have very fast feed sodden, do well the college level. I'm glad now, because I focused on writing research
coaching others in their lives. He might feel this when you play a video game.
Few days are very hard and then it is easier and begin to man
so the ins and outs of the game. This is what
happened to me with the awareness journal allowed me to play in a different level and relax. Just a bit more. My anxiety,
stop dictating my enjoyment of a situation and a much more power
hasn't unaware of everything going on trying awareness journal for just thirty days
process does come with some emotional pain. We noticed.
and feelings and dive into them. It can get uncomfortable, but the more you do it
the more you calm your anxiety and learn about yourself when you reduce your fear. This helps you become. The person that you are meant to be
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This is new site name changed from bring gratitude. Dotcom angry points in this article. If you have
some formal training with meditation. You might be familiar with some talks about expectations and how they can create,
suffering in our minds. Peace, if you think about it, if you're it
to go into a situation. Was more of our beginners mind now expect
visions and religious. Seeing what happens when you ve been really
let down, because it's a new experience that you're just taking in with no preconceived notions now
are you going to every situation or living in beginners? Mind is likely impossible bristling to keep in mind no pun intended that if we frequently put high expectations on certain situations and then were disappointed and taking a step further, that disappointment leads to mental,
wish or even worse, causes us to lash out on others. For example, then we ve taken it tool,
all different level, just because something did meet an expectation that
He invented and our minds like a perfect. I
you'll scenario we for some reason, thou would happen. So we should be careful of that because it can really affect so many
aspects of our day to day lives, including others, and what Carl mentioned journaling candy
great way to tune in and catch ourselves in these situations and diffuse them before they explode
We are willing to try journaling. This could be an interesting place to start regardless check out our work book, which has a lot of journal entries at old, podcast dot com, slash shop,
In any case, let me know what work for you and benefits your life, I'm all ears that thank you for listening and being here every subscribing to the show
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