Overwhelmed or outraged or anxious about things happening in the news?
Friendly reminder to tend to your nervous system and take care of your sweet self.
Take some deep breaths of fresh air.
Drink some water.
Shake it out in a dance party.
Practice meditation, qigong, yoga, and/or EFT tapping to re-center yourself.
Listen to calming music or nature sounds.
Hug someone for at least 30 seconds, or exchange foot rubs or a back massage.
Take a bath or shower.
Take a media break; don’t keep refreshing your screen for the latest updates.
Cook and eat a nourishing, healthy meal.
Go for a walk. Move your body.
Journal to clear your mind, and to shift your attention to gratitude and trust.
Breathe deep into your belly and affirm your safety in your body in this moment.
It is ok to take care of yourself.
The world needs more calm, centered, resourced people amidst the chaos.
The better we tend to our own nervous systems, the more sustainable our energy will be to do the work that is needed co-create a more peaceful, just, respectful world in which we all can thrive.
*How do you need to tend to yourself with gentleness today?
Allow that to happen!*