This has been a common theme that is popping up in my world lately.
Do you have a challenge with receiving?
If you have been struggling with:
These are all indicators that you may have an issue with receiving.
If you feel like you come last on your own priority list then it is likely you have an issue with receiving.
I still catch myself doing this sometimes and I watch women around me do it too!
Women have learned to give and give and give. We have not learned how to receive. When it is our turn to receive we are not sure how to do it, or what it even feels like. And then there is this little thing called guilt.
Have you experienced this?
Have you ever been ready to do something for yourself, and then you see the price and you stop? Full stop!
And next, you might convince yourself that you need the money for something else. The kids,...
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?...