“Hear me when I say this, you are strong enough. You are soft enough. There is a way out.”
In this 3-part series, Nina Endrst drops into the heart of a dark but all too common matter. Abuse. From subtle to extreme. To begin, to move through and out of these patterns and relationships – because you don’t have to stay. You are worth so much more and you are stronger than you could ever imagine.
It’s easy to rant about all of the things that trouble us day to day, but Nina Endrst has proposed a novel idea — let’s welcome them and learn how to use them to our advantage, through movement.
Do you remember the first time someone asked you that? I was about 6 years old and spent my time playing outside and daydreaming of unicorns – my biggest responsibility was cleaning my plate at the dinner table.
Why don’t we like to sit with ourselves? Maybe because it’s not easy; in fact, it’s difficult at times – stillness invites realness and maybe we don’t want to hear what comes up when we stop scrolling and start listening.
We become masters at pretending we are “OK.” This only feeds the toxic energy until it grows into a fiery ball of anger and resentment. So how do we free ourselves?
I like to think of Winter as one long, very deep exhale. But now is the time for INhalation… spring is on the horizon.
Valentine’s Day serves as a reminder to love more. That is a holiday I can get behind. The focus seems to be primarily on romance but, for me, V Day is all about taking care of ourselves first and then opening our arms and hearts to our people.
As 2017 comes to a close, give yourself space to reflect on what has transpired – what do you want to take with you and what do you want to leave behind?
Although this chakra deals primarily in the spiritual realm and less with what is tangible, we experience the opening in a major way…
Is there something I need to say? Are there words stuck in my throat? Does this life reflect my best self?
Being truly vulnerable and allowing ourselves to be seen as we are may not be easy, but when we step into this heart space – we are free.