5 Ways To Reduce Helplessness in Difficult Times & How To Improve Your Relationship With The News

Do you want to meditate daily with me? Go to go.calm.com/onpurpose to get 40% off a Calm Premium Membership. Experience the Daily Jay. Only on Calm How many times have you heard bad news first thing in the morning and then end up feeling bad for the rest of the day? Or how about reading a bad comment online and feeling restless about it? The news that we consume everyday can highly affect our mental health which can result in us feeling stressed and helpless. In this episode of On Purpose, Jay Shetty shares facts of how to reduce the feeling of helplessness and how we can improve our relationship with the news. Want to be a Jay Shetty Certified Life Coach? Get the Digital Guide and Workbook from Jay Shetty https://jayshettypurpose.com/fb-getting-started-as-a-life-coach-podcast/ Key Takeaways: 00:00 Intro 00:28 The feeling of helplessness 02:17 The Seligman Experiment 07:24 Step #1: Choose when & where you consume news 10:28 Step #2: Expose yourself to good news 12:24 Focus on the things you’re doing well 16:53 Step #3: Find your role in the community 18:52 Step #4: Practice self-care 21:58 Step #5: Pray for courage Like this show? Please leave us a review here - even one sentence helps! Post a screenshot of you listening on Instagram & tag us so we can thank you personally!

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