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I have a story to tell you. 📖
Don't worry it's not that long; it will only take 2 minutes of your time!
Here it goes...👇
...This past month has been extremely challenging for me.
I have been tested in a way that I have not experienced before.
I have been dealing with some life events that have significantly put some stressors on my life and on my relationship. And that, of course, ripples to everything else in my life.
It just sucks.🤷♀️
What I really noticed about myself during this challenge and hard period in my life is that I am showing up for ME. 🙌
This is, in my 40+ years on this planet, TRULY the first time where I’m not abandoning myself. 👏
This is what I mean…
I’m choosing to do things for me that honor ME and center me in my life and that allow me to not abandon myself and to stay true to me. 💫
🌱 I’m choosing to be more compassionate to my suffering.
🌱 I’m choosing to place different limits with some people.
🌱I’m choosing to not allow myself to be the victim (hello old established friendly pattern).
🌱 I’m choosing love and self-understanding above all else.
Don’t get me wrong…
This doesn’t mean that every day is easy, and it makes my current situation easier, but what it means is that I’m there no matter what. FOR ME.
I’m rewiring my brain to BELIEVE that I have a track record to myself of being compassionate, loving, understanding and true to me.
Instead of critical, erratic, inconsistent, and, well, just mean to me. ⛔️
I’ve spent a lot of my life abandoning myself and giving up on myself.
Sure, I stuck through some tough things and persevered to “achieve” lots of things.
Things that might look good for others and I might be praised for. ️
But this is not what I am talking about here. ️
🦋 I’m talking about how I navigate things internally and consistently for myself.
This might not come to a shock to you that I’m REALLY good at showing up for others and being there when it’s so incredibly tough for them.
My friends often tell me that actually.
So do my clients.
And, of course, I am there for my kids. Always. 💯
🌸 But what I have not FULLY realized until NOW is that I have not actually been there for MYSELF in a steadfast way that I have always been for others.
And so, if there is ONE thing this year that I walk away with is that I am fucking PROUD of me for showing up and trusting myself. 👏👏👏
I’ve decided to enter a different relationship with myself. ✨
One where DEEP TRUST is at the core of my fabric.
And that trust that I have moving forward is going to make all the other challenges a little easier.
Because, in times when:
🌿 I feel alone
🌿 I feel like there is no one there for me
🌿 I don’t feel understood
🌿 I feel disconnected from my partner, etc.
💓Every cell of mu body KNOWS that I AM THERE for ME.
So, now, I realize it all comes down to WORTHYNESS.
👉To be nice to ME when no one is watching.
👉When no one can hear my internal talk.
👉When I won’t be rewarded for it.
👉When it might actually not look all the good from the outside.
👉When it might ruffle some feathers.
THAT is the REAL question in all this.
So, now, I ask YOU mama:
💥HOW are YOU there for YOU???
Please reach out and let me know!
Yours in transformation,
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