Show Up As Your Best Self
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Show Up As Your Best Self

If you’ve ever taken a commercial airplane flight, you know that in times of turbulence, you should put your own mask on before you help others. As a leader in your family, the same is true at home.

At MindReady we call the self-compassionate mental acts or activities that enable us to become better teammates and family members “innerwork”. Practicing “innerwork” allows us to show up as our most productive and impactful selves.

1. Become a better leader through inner work (6 mins)

Everything from taking time off, to meditating, to keeping a journal can help you become more self-aware and connected with your values. Use this article to explore your options and find the best techniques for you.

2. Practice self-compassion by thinking about how you would treat a friend (5 mins)

It can be easy to show compassion to others, but it’s not always so easy to show it to yourself. Learn some techniques to help you care yourself as much as you care for others.

3.  Increase your self-awareness by reflecting on your emotions and behaviors (8 mins)

Overcome the challenge: most of us who think we're self-aware, aren't. Use this video to reach impactful self-awareness, avoiding negative introspection by changing your questions from "why" to "what".

4. Empower yourself and your family by combating negative automatic thoughts (10 mins)

Everyone experiences negative thoughts from time to time. The key is to not to let them get the better of you. In this article, discover a quick exercise for cultivating optimistic thought habits.