As a neuropsychologist, one of the greatest challenges I’ve encountered has been teaching the importance of our mindset, and what we spend time focusing on. When we focus on feelings of anxiety or depression, those feelings grow. Focusing on God helps our day seem better, brighter and more encouraged. Read more for the science behind how what you focus on grows and how you can actually put that into practice.
It’s important to pay attention to what we are focusing on. What we focus on grows and impacts the quality of our day for better or for worse. We’ll talk about the neurological reason why this happens! And, we’ll discuss how to improve your day with some simple steps on how to focus on God instead of problems.
Life and circumstances can be hard. Do you ever forget to breathe? Do you have to be reminded to take a breath? In those difficult circumstances, where do you place your focus and find peace?
Imagine with me for a moment that you are at your favorite music artist’s concert. The music is blasting and people are singing. You are wearing earplugs but you can still hear loud and clear. You are trying to gather your thoughts but the noise is bouncing them around. Someone is trying to speak to you but you can’t hear them. You are enjoying the music but you feel like you are missing something… [more]