How Is Your Body Reacting To Being In Survival Mode?

by | Aug 25, 2021

How did last week go? Were you able to notice the signs of Survival Mode from your Mentally Fit Room? And most importantly, were you able to show yourself kindness while you were noticing them?

So staying with the Survival Mode theme where I’ve been getting you to look at The Four Rooms (these rooms form the basis for all of the work that I do as well as my book “The Powerhouse In You”) and how it impacts each of these rooms, this week we are going to focus on our Physically Fit Room.

The last 18 months have been traumatic for everyone in one way or another. As a result of this trauma, we are all having certain responses.

With all of that in mind, I welcome you to imagine yourself walking into your Physically Fit Room then take that 10-second pause and ask yourself how has all of this trauma that’s around you, impacted you?

Has it left you:

  • Feeling fatigued?
  • Gaining weight (remember that weight is about insulating ourselves from external stress)?
  • Suffering from body pain or headaches?

What I want you to be thinking about is that “More than ever I need to release this stress every single day“. It’s absolutely NON NEGOTIABLE.

We can’t go through our days on the stress treadmill, on autopilot, and ignore what is bothering us. If left unattended, the headache, the lower back pain, the sore shoulder could turn into something worse. Right now in Survival Mode, we need to pay attention to what our bodies are trying to tell us.

And above all else, we need to be gentle with ourselves.

My invitation to you is what will you do over the next 7 days that will allow you to release the stress that keeps coming at you?

I’d love to hear from you to know what you are doing to release the stress that triggers those Survival Mode feelings. Comment below or send me an email ([email protected]) and let me know.

BE more kind to yourself.
BE more compassionate.
Be more forgiving.
Be more loving.

Remember, you are a Powerhouse.

Wishing you a powerful week.

Resilient Leadership Speaker, Author, Coach & Retreat Facilitator

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