124 H7 – Negative Emotion – Heavy-hearted

Heavy-hearted

Definition

Sad, melancholy.

Beliefs and Affirmations

I am able lift my spirits by listening to loud music and dancing round the room.

Rules

(How to make it very HARD to feel the negative emotion)

The only time I will allow myself to feel……………..Heavy Hearted, is when I just sit and stew, instead of distracting myself.

Example Challenges

Just got a text from boyfriend of 3 months,  cancelling date, twice on the trot. Don’t know how to react.   (DC004)

DC137 My father has sold my childhood home and I feel desperately sad.

Practical Tips

  1. Find a distraction that lifts your spirits (exercise, go outdoors, meditate, listen to music, watch a comedy etc).
  2. Count your blessings, focus on the positives in your life.
  3. Read inspirational quotes.
  4. Ring a friend or go out and mix with other people.

Quotes

“Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.”
-Christopher Morley

 

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