Over the last few weeks, I have had tremendous growth and understanding come to me.
Which is amazing, but it was also incredibly challenging.
I posted about some of it on my insta if you want a recap.
Which is so funny. 'Cause isn't that how it always is??
In the midst of a shitty season, you just desperately want it to end. But if you can ride it out and do the work, (read: not ignoring it but not exasperating it, not drowning it with booze/weed/sugar/adrenaline, not blaming or looking outward to solve your problems, and not wallowing in self-misery and shame) then you get the reward of your efforts.
I was having a chat with someone in my circle yesterday about her little voice and what it tells her she can and can not do.
And my advice was this:
Protect your heart and challenge your mind.
Push your mind (i.e. the voice in your head) past it's comfort zone (as in my Goldilocks Syndrome analogy) because your Little Me is holding you back for sure.
Protect your heart from the thoughts/feelings/opinions/words/actions/moods/suggestions/passive aggressive b.s. of others.
The only thing you should be doing it whatever is propelling you forward. Period.
Stop giving any amount of F's about what other people think that might be.
You are solely responsible for protecting your peace. That should be your most important task, every moment, every day.