Some people spend more energy on avoiding their emotions than others do on actually feeling them, he said. So the key is to give yourself unconditional permission to feel your feelings.Take the time to consider your passions. For instance, Duffy’s wife recently tried painting, and found that she loves it and is really talented. For example, to relax you might breathe in for a count of four and breathe out for a count of four; to become more energised you should breathe in for a count of seven and out for a count of three.
- Author and research professor Brené Brown describes curiosity as a superpower.
- The questions you ask yourself can lead you to investigate, modify and improve aspects of your life.
- Examples of daily questions are “what will inspire me?” and “how can I show kindness to another person?”
“Not only is a sense of consistent curiosity helpful for studying your own mindset and perspective, it may also correlate with your level of happiness and overall well-being.”