The past few months have probably been the most eventful and unexpected period in my life so far. The funny thing is, everything that I was always most scared of, happened. And everything that represented a sense of stability at the time just crumbled. Puf! Gone.
The only thing I was left with was trust that everything is just as it is supposed to be. And as it turns out, it was enough.
As I walked further on this path, not having a clue where I was headed and nowhere to lean on, it suddenly became clear. Up until now, I was constantly trying to define how things were supposed to look like, which by itself is limiting.
Instead of just BEING. Not trying to be, become, feel, accomplish or do. Just be. Nothing and everything at the same time.
Then slowly the light started shining through the clouds again.
And what a beautiful day I saw!
Dear friends, always remember, that everything you are looking for is already within you. You don’t need to add anything at all to yourself, you just need to get rid of the walls you put up for protection. These walls were built on past experiences, some of which you might not even remember anymore.
But know, that you are perfect, not in the way perfection is perceived in our society, but in the sense that YOU, as you are, are enough. You have your own path, there is just no point in comparing with somebody else.
And then go and do your thing.
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?
Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you.
We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It’s not just in some of us; it’s in everyone.
And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”
– Marianne Williamson
And lastly a few tips on what helped me glide through the cha(lle)nging times:
- Make some time for yourself every single day. In silence. Meditate in whatever form suits you. Everyone can spare at least 20 minutes, possibly in the morning, so you can start your day calm and centered.
- Take your time and take a breath. Don’t rush. Breathe slowly and consciously.
- Be kind to yourself, don’t judge yourself, pay attention to what you unconsciously tell yourself. This thoughts create patterns and in extended periods they become behaviors.
- Affirm: I love myself deeply and completely. I forgive myself deeply and completely. I accept myself deeply and completely. All is well, I am safe.
- Listen to your body, take a rest, sleep as much as you need. In darkness. Because only then your body (the pineal gland) produces the natural hormone melatonin, which has a crucial role in regulating the sleep-wake cycle, and also influences many functions in your body. When you go through big changes in your life, your whole system needs to rest, in order to regenerate.
- Move your body.
- Possibly in fresh air.
- Drink plenty of water. Up to 80% of the human body is water – the brain is composed of 70% water, the lungs are approximately 90% water, lean muscle tissue about 75% water by weight, body fat 10% water, bone 22% water, blood about 83% water. We need water to function properly!
- Eat a lot of fresh veggies and fruits. Stay off sugar. In case you can’t when stress is high (me me me!), don’t beat yourself up about it. If you have a sweet tooth, try replacing store-bought sweets, which are full of processed stuff, with your own home made raw treats (you can check this blog).
- And last but not least – green smoothies in the morning rock!
Be well & much ♥!