Men Fishing

Patience

You may have heard the saying (or have said), “I am losing my patience!!”. What does this saying around losing our patience actually mean? If patience is described as “waiting calmly for what I want”, losing patience means we are no longer calm, and no longer waiting. We have given into our impulses (our thoughts […]

A Man Focusing

Applying Groundedness to Deal with Challenges

1.    Get in your Body…Slowly Take five slow breaths. Focus on breathing from your belly and count each breath in and out. Try to slow it down…. Get up and do your favourite stretches Walk or stand barefoot on grass or sand or lie down in a forest or on a beach Place your feet […]

Veretis - Groundedness

Maintaining Stability Among the Chaos

The practice of staying grounded is key to maintaining stability and calmness in the face of the chaos and uncertainty. In my view, this quote from Viktor Frankl in Man’s Search for Meaning captures the benefit of being grounded perfectly: “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of human freedoms […]

Reality

What is actually going on for me? During our day-to-day reality, we may often experience strong emotions. These emotions may cause anxiety, restlessness, burnout, and other negative feelings. Grounding yourself in the present moment is a simple, evidence-based technique that can quickly soothe unpleasant emotions and provide psychological benefits.   Focusing on Our Reality Focusing […]