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For this reason, we would do well to employ a daily program of: 1. Exercises 2. Breathing techniques 3. Deep relaxation with positive projection, 4. Meditation 5. A healthy diet 6. Creative self-expression.
These activities will help reorganize our energy patterns, freeing us from hold of negative thoughts.
Positive antidotes to anxiety and worry could be:
1. Faith in divine wisdom and justice; that all will occur as is necessary and beneficial for our growth process. This belief allows us to surrender to wisdom of universe and feel secure even when externally we are being challenged by difficult situations.
This does not mean that we do not seek to create reality we prefer, but simply that we feel sure that results of our efforts will be best for our growth regardless of whether they are what we prefer.
2. Confidence in our ability to deal with whatever life brings us. Why should we doubt that we can deal with whatever comes? We have encountered so many tests in life, and here we are ? alive and reading this. We have survived. We, as spirit, are greater than any possible human experience.
3. Realizing that we are worthy of love and acceptance as we are.
Much of our anxiety has to do with our doubts about our self-worth which we tend to measure by what others think and by results of our efforts. Accepting ourselves as we are removes much anxiety.
4. Living in and enjoying present moment.
Our fears, regrets, anxiety and worry seldom have to do with present, but rather with past and future. But neither actually exist. The past exists only to degree that we carry it in our minds. The future is equally an illusion.
Focusing on what we are doing in present moment releases us from anxiety and worry.
(Adapted from "The Psychology of Happiness" by Robert Najemy available at http://www.Amazon.com and http://www.HolisticHarmony.com. This book and other writings can be viewed at http://www.HolisticHarmony.com where you can also download FREE articles and e-books.)
Robert Elias Najemy is the author of over 600 articles, 400 lecture cassettes on Human Harmony and 20 books, which have sold over 100,000 copies. He is the Founder and director of the Center for Harmonious Living in Greece with 3700 members. His book The Psychology of Happiness; ISBN 0-9710116-0-5 is available at www.amazon.com and http://www.HolisticHarmony.com. where you can view and download FREE articles and e-books.