125 C10 Positive Emotion – Calm

Calm

Definition

Not showing or feeling nervousness, anger, or other emotions.

Practical Tips

  1. Know everything is as it should be.
  2. Be prepared whenever possible, think ahead.
  3. Have the confidence in that everything can be dealt with.
  4. Embrace patience when situations or plans don’t go the way you expected.

Beliefs and Affirmations

I am Calm and Resilient to life’s challenges, which enhances my life. My business personality looks forward and attracts new opportunities. While dealing with issues promptly in a calm, effective, clear manner.
At work, I can conduct myself in a calm, professional and measured way.
I am confident enough to stay detached, remain positive and calm.
I can prioritise my tasks and time management, giving me an equal work/life balance, creating calmness.
I can accept situations that are outside my control with calmness and a balanced view. (Without negative emotions).
I have a determination and inner calm which allows me to be in control of my life.

Rules

(How to make it very EASY to feel the positive emotion)

Anytime I am prepared and trust I can handle any situation, I feel Calm.
Anytime I focus on accepting things as they are, I feel Calm.
Anytime I focus on my own wellbeing, I feel a calmness and Spirituality.
Anytime I take responsibility for the order in my life, knowing to ‘go with the flow’ in certain circumstances, I feel Calm and have Peace of Mind.
Anytime I feel I have done the best I can, I feel Calm.
Anytime I am feeling calm and beloved I feel Confident.
Anytime I Appreciate ‘what will be, will be’, I feel Calm.
Anytime I appreciate things happen for a reason and know that things will work themselves out, I feel Peace and Calm in my life.
Anytime I take a breath and take control, I feel Calm.

Example Challenges

DC002 Too many Cold Calls on the telephone.
DC009 I keep getting continually annoyed with inconsiderate drivers whilst driving my car.
DC010 My daughter wants to get married on Cup Final day! Football is important to me!!
DC012 I’ve run into the car in front at the traffic light! (No one injured), I feel very shaken!!
DC017 Row with neighbour
DC021 Internet gone down and I can’t access Facebook!! ARRG!!!
DC023 I had an interview last week and I can’t settle because I’m waiting to hear.
DC024 A Flashing Police Car Behind me on the road.
DC032 I’m getting stressed out because friends don’t immediately respond to texts
D035 My ex husband keeps bad mouthing me to my children and it’s very distressing for them and for me.
DC039 A woman passed my house and threw rubbish in my garden!
DC058 People who don’t indicate at roundabouts and it irritates me.
DC059 Staff in shops who are serving you, but continue to talk to their colleague on the other till!
DC061 Cars that drive dangerously on the motorway (which covers undertaking, weaving between lanes and driving too close).
DC062 When Virgin have a broadband fault, just as I sit down for a day’s work (quite a regular occurrence).
DC065 People who park in disabled spots when they quite clearly aren’t disabled.
DC069 I have a Doctor’s appointment with a new Doctor and I’m feeling anxious about it.
DC075 My 72 year mother visits my Nan on the train which takes about 2 hours each way, and she usually has to wait on her own at the station.
DC078 I get stressed when my mobile battery dies and I cant charge it.  I panic and get anxious as someone might want to get in touch, they may have messaged me and I am not able to get back to them so they might get cross!
DC079 My neighbours granddaughter deliberately parks her car so its hard to get out of the drive!!! She knows it upsets me and I’m so wind up I could cry!
DC081 Oh NO, I’m late for my appointment in Chester!
DC082 My Adult children, living at home and not making enough effort to find a job and bring some money in.
DC083 My children take me for granted and we end up shouting at each other a lot.
DC089 I worry about Health of myself, kids and family.
DC104 Snapping at someone because you are in a bad mood yourself.
DC111 When my husband is disciplining the children, I get drawn in and end up falling out with everyone!
DC154 I’m sat in a Magistrate Court waiting room and the Usher isn’t particularly helpful, I feel intimidated!!

Quotes

“Remain calm, serene, always in command of yourself. You will then find out how easy it is to get along.”
-Paramahansa Yogananda

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