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Is It Time To Change Perspective?

If something doesn’t appear to be working- try changing perspective. I sometimes refer to it as “turning the kaleidoscope”. The pieces are the same but the way they come together is different- leading to new insights. Consider these questions:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
• Who could be helpful here?⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
• What is my intention, is it clear? Authentic?⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
• Is there something else I need to attend to first?⠀

Your Only Purpose Is To Live In Full Expression

Is there any part of you, that you enjoy, but you’ve put it aside for some reason? Maybe you don’t know how to incorporate it into your life? Maybe you don’t think you have the time?
Find a way. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Prioritize a way – even if it’s just a little time.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Otherwise, it’s like having a slow-drip hole in your essence. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
If you want to feel free – reclaim your lost parts and be whole.

Mindful Decisions

At the center of anything great, is some wonderful decision, right? ⠀⠀⠀
Not necessarily. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Decisions are at the center of every outcome in our lives. Some, we gladly take credit for and others we may want to bury. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Often the ones we think are the BIG ones are not the ones that matter. It’s the little ones, the micro-movements, small commitments that act like glue and hold everything together or keep us from moving on with our dreams and priorities.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
It’s the small decisions – the ones that seem inconsequential, that really matters because we tend to demote things that are important to us – to inconsequential…⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
”It’s ok, I can wait” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
“It’s ok, you go first”⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
“It’s ok, I can do it”⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Just know that no one is going to take a stand for you the way you can. What micro decision have you made recently that may have demoted your dream? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

Knowing Your Why

We tend to get stuck on the idea of our “why” – which on one level is very helpful. It explains motivation and inspiration. However, did your “why” originate within you or might it be adopted or implanted or incepted?
You need to start with your building blocks – your soul code which blends together to create your why. THIS is the authentic way to know, understand, and truly feel your “why”.

Why Do We Hesitate To Do The Thing We Love?

Too much risk – of rejection, of failure, of feeling not good enough?⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Here’s the thing, the people who reject us, or think we’re not good enough, are NOT our people. They’re not our tribe. We are looking for people who are looking for us!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Reduce the risk – Stay focused on connecting and creating community with the people who share your vision and values.⠀⠀⠀⠀
💜⠀Don’t miss out on your free Soul Code exercise.

Do You Know Your Sacred Why?

We all have one, a “sacred why”. It is actually the thing that motivates us each day – not the job, or the money but the difference we can make.

It struggles to be heard and tries relentlessly to take the lead. It is formidable and tenacious – even when it has been stuffed down and compartmentalized as “it’s too late”, it pushes on.

If you listen carefully and offer it an opportunity to be heard, beautiful things will be revealed.

We will all see you.🧡

(This picture is from the basilica Segrada Familia in Barcelona. This is the way the light filters through the windows naturally. It brought me to tears.)

Self-Esteem is Like a Muscle

Self-esteem is like a muscle – you build it up. How? Not by mentally thinking yourself to it, or inheriting it, or having it mystically be there one day.
No, it happens by doing esteem-able acts. We need to feel that what we’ve done is worthy, valuable, heart-warming.
Many successful people do not feel true self-esteem. It’s never too late to get stronger and build that esteem muscle. What actions warm your heart when you do it?

Circling Your Own Sun

Icarus flew too close to the sun and melted his wings – perhaps we all suffer from a fear of what happened to him?

We all have dreams and aspirations. Let’s imagine that they are figuratively our Sun. Instead of flying straight into it and transforming old form into new – we circle it – hesitant, wanting guarantees, analyzing what everybody else thinks.

In that time, we melt our wings; crashing back down to earth feeling beaten and ridiculous for even trying.

I see this over and over again. People presumably clear on what they want or where they want to go, but completely unable to make substantive change.  They may spend a great deal of time, energy and money on “getting there” only to look up and still be in the same spot.

What can you do?

1. Be aware that struggle is seductive.

It sometimes dresses up as effort. Just because you’ve put forth the effort- emotionally, financially, intellectually – doesn’t mean that you’ve made progress.  Warning – unrequited effort will often leave you feeling justified in complaining or blaming which only leaves you in victim-mode and which also keeps the ego in charge. It looks like you’re trying but the ego is maintaining the status quo.

2. Take stock of where you are. But don’t ask how first!

How close to the sun are you? How long have you been circling?  Are you flying around the right sun? Or should you be in another solar system? Ask what it is you want, why it is you want it and whether its true for you?. Keep doing that until you can boil the desire down to its bones.  The how will reveal itself.

3. Reduce the effort.

Yes, I said do less, not more.  Decide that you’re going to stop complaining, blaming, or beating yourself up. The soul doesn’t complain – that’s the ego’s gig.  Instead, every time you feel like something is not the way you’d like it to be, you can query yourself on what you’d prefer. [Here’s another tip: often the questions we ask – provide the answer or direction to the answer we need.]

Photo by Luis Graterol on Unsplash

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