12 - How Meditating for 1,500 Days Rewired My Social Anxiety & Shyness
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Before 2016 I had never thought of meditating. I didn’t know much about it and sort of guessed it was for hippies or some ultra-religious tradition for monks, and not for a normal guy like me. Sponsored by Acerting Art - Helping you with Anxiety & Sleep: - https://www.youtube.com/c/acertingart - https://open.spotify.com/artist/4zGczHsSZktkXqswBFhz1D It wasn’t until I experienced a dark period in 2015 with my mental health that forced me to deal with this and find new tools for my problems. Alongside reading books, eating healthy, and sleeping well, I was led to meditation. Meditation isn’t actually about calming yourself down. From an outsider’s perspective meditation seems like a peaceful practice where you float up in the clouds and melt all your stress. While there may be meditations that teach this, it’s important to not build the expectation of having this experience every time. Meditation is actually about rewiring your brain, emotional connections, and free up space in your mind to effectively live in the present moment. Read the rest of the show notes: https://markmetry.substack.com/p/how-meditating-for-1500-days-rewired - Read or Listen to my book Screw Being Shy: https://bit.ly/2PqV2QI - Subscribe to my FREE Newsletter: https://bit.ly/3eANWld - Apply for 1 on 1 Coaching: https://bit.ly/2Pslqd0 ~~~CONNECT w/ MARK~~~ - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-metry/ - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/markmetry - Twitter: https://twitter.com/markymetry - Website: https://www.markmetry.com/ - Email: markmetry722@gmail.com
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