Have you ever wondered how to set up an environment that will create positive behaviors such as productivity and constructive thoughts, as reflected in satisfaction and overall well-being? Which will then positively affect your ability to give and receive intimacy in your important relationships?
Watch my interview with Elke Balger, a German interior designer who specializes in creating private and work spaces that facilitate and maintain healthy thoughts and behaviors. You are asking me how this is related to dealing with intimacy? We need well-being to be our best with giving and receiving intimacy (not to mention to maintain change long-term).
This strategy is the strategy that is your key to self-leadership with contentment: This strategy targets your psychological health, social health, biological health, and spiritual health. It is the “antidote” for many struggles, including depression, anxiety, and even compulsive struggles. With gratitude, giving and receiving intimacy can be an experience without demand and pressure as you are not looking to the other person to create your happiness. To the contrary, you get to enjoy your experiences in addition to the many other components of your life that you get to be grateful for. Watch my video on the gratitude strategy:
Benefit: Following the instructions provided in this video will help your nervous system to go into “calm” mode, even if you are not sleeping: this bedroom ritual will help your body anticipate what will come next. It will help you conserve your energy.
Many of the physical and mental health benefits that result from regular exercise can be achieved from moderate intensity activities such as walking. Watch this video on how to walk a little more and thereby create a sense of vitality and well-being. Please note that even a little increase will go a long way.
Your endorphins will get a healthy kick. It will positively boost your mood and energy, even if you only add a couple of steps a day.
Watch this video to learn about (and try out) Progressive Muscle Release to activate the “calm” part of your nervous system.
Benefit: Using this script will help your nervous system to go into “calm” mode, even if you are not sleeping. It will help you recharge your energy. Research shows that individuals who practice this physical vitality strategy report improved sleep patterns, too. In addition, a relaxed nervous system is the requirement to enjoy intimate experiences: our nervous system needs to be in “calm” mode for the body to get ready for intimacy.
Listen to this audio script to rest (instead of attempting to sleep). Benefit: Using this script will help your nervous system to go into “calm” mode, even if you are not sleeping. It will help you recharge your energy and … Continue reading →
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