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709: What To Do When You're Careening Out of Control by Cylon George of Spiritual Living for Busy People

2017-11-19 | 🔗

Cylon George shares what to do when you're careening out of control.

Episode 709: What To Do When You're Careening Out of Control by Cylon George of Spiritual Living for Busy People (Self Development).

Cylon George is a spiritual chaplain, musician, devoted husband, and busy dad of six. He loves listening to people’s stories and helping them gain perspective on life’s opportunities and challenges. The mission of his blog is to help busy people thrive in their spiritual lives so they can live with more joy, peace, purpose, and meaning.

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this is optimal living daily episode seven hundred and nine what to do you're careening out of control by ceylon george of spiritual living for busy people dot com and i'm just a moloch happy son welcome to the public s right mary the best blogs for you so you don't have to find time looking for them in reading them yourself you can listen ever and wherever you want all for free and i've a new author never before read on this show but before you hear about that big thing to talk space for sponsoring this episode talk space is the online therapy company that lets you choose from over one thousand five hundred licensed therapist get match with your perfect their best who can put you on the path to a happier life for special offer just fur listeners visit talks based on com slash oh well d so ceylon george was actually narrated on optimal living daily relationships a little while back because he guessed posted on like an angel dot com and we have permission to read from that site his argos a great one annie
find out about the parties that way and said he be happy to share post from his own blog so i took him up on the offer he was born in the twin island republic of trinidad and tobago and move to the united states in two thousand his blog spiritual living for busy people help people slow down sounds like a perfect fit for this podcast so that was thousand to his post in star optimizing your life what you and your careening out of control by ceylon george of spiritual living for busy people dotcom quote when you can't control what's happening shower yourself to control how you respond to what's happening that's where your power is unknown picture this you're driving along the freeway on a snowy afternoon without warning you lose control of the car and a koreans across four lines of traffic slamming into a snow bag on the shoulder this is exactly the situation i found myself in years ago
the experience i stay with me all these years as asia losing control of moving car is frightening beyond words there's a feeling of helplessness it's hard to describe when you had the total mercy of three thousand pound vehicle sometimes life can feel like that one many fields your fully and control the next something happens i completely shatters i feeling a terminal diagnosis an accident or a sun break up can we be feeling totally helpless you may be tempted to say things like will seize in trying to make things better or is just the way things are but we both know that these statements are not true while it is true that we have lost control of our lives and we think we're never totally helpless even the situation where you ve lost control of a car you can make choices that can help you regain control turns out the steps forward
gaining control of us getting tar can also help you regain control of your life number one keep your foot off the gas if he lost control of a car chances are you were driving too fast those true my case a truck was trying to pass me and was bring blinding snow my windshield my response was to increase my speed to try to past a truck driver instead that when i last traction the same can happen in our lives when we're going too fast when something bad happened to you they respond by becoming insanely busy instead of trying to speed your way out of this situation try taking your foot off the accelerator allow yourself to naturally slow down so your emotions king match up to the reality of what's going on eliminate the busy work and allow yourself to sit with the emotions acknowledge your feeling of helplessness this the first step to regaining traction in your life number to keep both and on the steering wheel
most dangerous aspect of losing control vehicle is overwhelming sense of panic that can cause us to make decisions that make the situation worse if you let go of the steering wheel out of fear and panic you ve one of the most effective tool you for regaining control have you stopped praying meditating exercising eating more sleeping during a crisis if you want to regain control gravelled of steering wheel with both hands we can only manage to exercise for five minutes a day instead of the usual thirty you'll be much better off excess as a minimally rather giving up altogether number three look where you want to go where our lives are spinning out of control is natural to focus on going wrong and on past negative experiences instead of mostly ruminating about what you could have done differently as yourself this question what do i want to explore hence in this moment do you tijuana repair
are broken relationship do you want these strengthen discipline to do the right thing you want experience peace in your heart no matter what happens to you decide what you want to experience look where you want to go number four steer where you want to once you set your sites on where you wanna go simply start turning the week of your life in that direction you can do this by making a sincere apology or fully accepting your life situation by release anger and resentment these are not easy steps are taken they won't happen instantly and that's ok just focus on doing one small thing each day thou help you move in the direction you want your life to go get back on the road if you're in a situation that feels helpless and hopeless if you feel like your life is about a crash know that you can avoid disaster by taking steps to regain control of your inner life you may not be but a control what's going on externally but you don't have to relinquish country
what's going on your mind and heart she gently let your foot off the gas keep hold of the steering wheel look where you i go and turn the wheel in that direction take these two epps and you'll be back on the road to wholeness and well being in no time you just listen to the post title to do when you're careening out of control by ceylon george spirit while living for busy people die come thank you to talk space for their support talk this the online there be company that makes it easy to connect with an experienced licence therapist that you pig based on your preferences and for much much cheaper than traditional derby he consider therapist audio judges video messages or even text messages which have never seen a traditional therapy or into a live video chat talks based therapies are fully licence and go through a rigorous screening process plus if thousands of ours of supervised professional training so damn actually are
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