The emotionally well person can identify, express and manage the entire range of feelings and would consider seeking assistance to address areas of concern.

  • It’s estimated that 95% of our behavior runs on autopilot! Recent research has demonstrated that just a few minutes of mindfulness can have a tremendous impact on helping individuals become more intentional while also allowing for improved regulation of their emotions.
    • Your discovery activity: Increase your emotional wellness by doing this activity RIGHT NOW.
      • Bring to mind a memory of a happy, joyous event or a time when you were optimal and productive or a time when you felt confident. Experience the feeling of positive emotion. Now, bring your attention to your body. What does that positive feel like in your body? How are you breathing? Any difference in the level of tension you had walking in? Enjoy this practice for 3 minutes.
  • Research has proven that willpower is a limited resource that we need to build through daily training. For instance, many of us begin to lose focus at work or eat unhealthy snacks when we are tired or stressed out. By practicing focus and remaining logical on a routine basis, you will be able to calm and focus your mind when you need it most.
    • Your discovery activity: Increase your emotional wellness by doing these activities RIGHT NOW.
      • Take your age and divide it by 6, now use that number to count backwards from 100 to 0
      • Look out the window for 30 seconds and take mental notes of anything interesting you see

Resources

Central Ohio Living Free

Central Ohio Living Free known as “COLF” is a resource for individuals struggling with life controlling issues.

COLF provides a variety of resources from referrals to live-in programs, at-home programs, small group meetings, and the availability of relevant life-giving materials for one-on-one mentorship.

COLF not only wants to help and support the hurting individual, but also be a resource to the church and the communities that are seeking information on assistance for the broken life.

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