Clearing your mind after a relationship breakup
Relationship breakups often result in recurring thoughts of your ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend constantly spinning in your head, although you may have split up some time ago.
Unfortunately, it’s the thoughts you have about the feedback loop that impact your emotions and make you feel terrible. So how can you slow down the memory cycle and detoxify and clear your mind of recurring memories?
Fortunately, there are proven ways to forget an ex, get over relationships, get over heartbreak, get over unrequited love, and get calm again. However, there is a process and you should start with:
(1) accept the need for change;
(2) take responsibility for your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors; and
(3) commit to take ACTION to change your circumstances by clarifying and changing your mind.
Memorizing really good reasons to detoxify your mind after a relationship breakup will go a long way toward achieving your goal. Here are 6 really cool reasons to clear your mind after a relationship breakup:
1. You will be truly loving, honored, and appreciative of yourself.
2, you will wish the highest good for yourself
3. You will give yourself time and space to heal.
4. You will be removing blocks for your happiness
5. You will increase your energy levels
6. You will stop feeling bad and you will be emotionally healthier and happier.
Below are some strategies and tips to help you clear your mind after a relationship breakup.
1. Stop worrying
Worry is triggered when our mind constantly plays the worst case over and over again (like being on a constant repeating program on a DVD). It is well documented that only 15-20% of what we are concerned about actually happens. That means that 75-80% of what we are concerned about does not manifest itself, what a waste of time!
2. Take a fast from negative thoughts and news
Being bombarded by global, national, local, business and private news is sure to have an adverse effect on your mind (especially if the news is particularly bad). Fasting from the ‘news’ for a period of 7-10 days is a great way to give yourself space and clear your mind.
3. Slow down and breathe deeply
Slowing down in this fast-paced world of instant gratification can be difficult, but not impossible. It is especially beneficial to stop a chattering mind that is in overdrive. Focusing on correct breathing can work wonders in this area, especially if you are prone to hyperactivity while excited (which can be quite damaging).
4. Sort the memories
You might think this is the hardest thing in the world, but there are proven techniques in which you can dissociate a memory of your ex by depriving your mind of the triggers that bring it directly to memory. [See Forget About Ex.]
5. Picture perfect
The thoughts we have are sent to our brain through language and images. The visualization and the images that we imagine are therefore abbreviated language for our brain. One technique to gain more control over our imagination (especially if we feel we have a poor one) is through scrapbooking. When words are too much, it escapes a vision poster. Capture your heart’s desire in picture form by cutting out your old magazines and creating a collage that resonates with your heart. It’s a great release from having to articulate what you want.
Focus on one thing or even nothing through mediation. If it’s in the morning (my favorite time) or at night when you meditate to capture your quiet time, enjoy it! It is a gift to remember who we are when our lives bombard us with requests, demands, and responsibilities.
7. Exercise: take care of your body
Daily and weekly exercise lifts your spirits by releasing endorphins. It is also great for clearing cobwebs from the mind. Indulging in a regular exercise routine will be like a breath of fresh air for gray matter.
8. Be creative
Increasing the activity of the right side of our brain can allow us to exercise the ability to solve problems, seek solutions and harmony. Focusing on a creative search allows us to escape our imagination where everything is possible and where we do not have to have a specific goal or result.
9. Prioritize – First things first
Focusing on one thing at a time and prioritizing is a technique to clear your mind. For example, writing down just 3 things you have to do in a day will be much more motivating than bombarding yourself with a list of 50 things you want to accomplish before next week. This will allow you to clear your mind of the never-ending list of tasks, must-do’s and has-to-do’s that haunt us and act like a psychic drain.
10. Don’t do anything.
For at least 1 hour of your waking day, give up the desire to do something that has a goal or goal.