Just yesterday, I found myself in a position where I had spent years working toward one result, only to realize that wasn’t what I truly wanted. All my work had been in vain or had it?
I had already released the need for the big house, the fancy cars, the trappings of a better life. A better life according to who? Not me, I realized.
I had to take a step back and ask myself whose beliefs were these? Were they even mine? Turns out they weren’t. They were projections of others that I had bought into believing that I would be successful when I had (fill in the blank here). Can you relate?
The truth was none of these things was ever going to make me feel successful. They just left me spinning in a circle wondering how to pay the bills, and emotionally drained. And still feeling like my best wasn’t good enough.
So when I started to spin and the emotions were coming up fast and heavy, I had to go to work on collapsing more of my...
Is it when your belly is full and you are not feeling hungry any more? Or . . . is it when your heart is content and wrapped in joy?
Have you ever struggled with a busy mind? Where your ideas jump all over the place and you can't keep a train of thought for more than a few seconds.
I often experience this brain chaos and while it can be exhilarating for a short time I have come to realize that it is a big part of the energy drain. Think of your body being pushed into fight or flight mode by this constant chaos. That causes the adrenals to release cortisol over and over again.
Now, remember the adrenals are there for a reason, to kick us into high gear and get the adrenaline pumping so we could save ourselves from the immediate danger. The problem is for many of us today we are in this state almost constantly and as a result, we experience adrenal fatigue. The glands are depleted and they just shut down.
So why am I sharing this today?...