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Aphasia Speech Therapy: Getting out of the Rut

June 17, 2017

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Aphasia Speech Therapy:  How to Get out of the Rut

by

Moshe Mark Ittleman, M.S., CCC/SLP

Author Teaching of Talking

Aphasia Speech Therapy:        Getting Out of a Rut

 

Aphasia Speech Therapy:  How to Get out of the Rut!

From time to time we can all get into a rut!

We all get into a rut from time to time.  For some it can be easy to lose forward momentum towards just about anything.  Family members, caregivers, and just about any human can go along just fine and address almost anything in life satisfactorily, but then stop, and get into a rut where you just don’t feel like doing much of anything.  That’s when we need inspiration, or a new idea, or way of doing something.

How others stay out of the proverbial rut!

If we were to look at those people who are constantly challenging themselves and getting great deal results, there would be some similarities.

Many get inspired by talking to friends, or someone new.  Often if we are stuck it’s vital to not only speak with our friends, but also those who have experienced the same challenge.  In addition there are experts who know how to achieve what you want or need, and it is always a good idea to see if you can pick their brain or learn what they know, and then do what they advise.

Disconnecting from the world

Then there are others who take time each and every day to disconnect from the world.  I know one person who does no matter of work on a particular day, and totally refrains from all digital devices and goes for a long walk, on the beach, in the mountains, or anywhere that is quiet, where there are no distractions so that the mind can let go of all the “workday cares.”

Meditation or something as simple as a hot shower

There are many who learn how to meditate, or take a long shower and just relax the mind.  It is often there where people get inspiration or ideas/answers to what they have been concerned about.

Take time to get off the treadmill of everyday living

The thing to understand is that there may be times where we need to rest, or get off of the treadmill of everyday living.  Doing so often results in a gift of inspiration.

Moshe Mark Ittleman is a speech language pathologist who has been traveling with his wife throughout the United States and sharing The Teaching of Talking Method with colleges, universities, stroke club groups and consults with individual families in their homes or online.  talkwithmark1@gmail.com. Website:  teachingoftalking.com.  Find out how you can learn the Teaching of Talking Method independently in your home with the Teaching of Talking Online Training.

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