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.
Our greatest strength lies in our ability to believe in ourselves and simultaneously encourage others to explore their own unique set of gifts.