We are complex, multifaceted, and able to hold many feelings and ways of being all at the same time. It can be a painful realization when we aren’t one or the other - We are spectrum people trying to live fully who we are.
🌈 💙💚💛❤️🌈 This was born from my last podcast and a wonderful conversation with my niece and her girlfriend. Season of The Sad #selfcare #soulcarepodcast #soulcoach #spectrumpeople #spiritualdirectionandsoulcare #sorrow #joy #anger #gentleness #peace #r
This week has been full of death, sorrow, and holding space for my own grief and the grief of others.
There is no way to hold death at bay, no right way to do death it comes regardless. It ravages us and we are left in its wake trying to put the flesh back on our own bodies.
But still it comes
To our dreams, relationships, communities, marriages, jobs, families - everything is touched with it and by it.
I don’t need to be friends with death but I want to look in its eyes
I am at peace...
I am sometimes but more than I would like to admit I’m at anxiety or self-doubt or self-loathing.
But that’s what a mantra is right?
Something that we want for ourselves. That’s why we say it over and over.
I want to be a peace with myself. I want the self-doubt, self-loathing, and anxieties to dissipate in a peace that is constant.
I am aware that pain is part of living and the peace that I want isn’t the absence of pain.
I think that mantras are abo
I could probably do 1,000’s different mantras for Letting go Releasing Loosening my grip Etc. And still barely scratch the surface of a lifelong need, unction, compulsion to want to control. If I hold on tight enough maybe xyz won’t happen, but control is not real and that’s why I lean in again and say I AM LETTING GO AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN Until I get it Angie💚 #mantras #lettinggo #releasing #control #peace #practice #freedom #mantrasfortherestofus #mantramondays
Fitting into someone else’s timeframe for you or your imaginary timeframe for yourself can be anxiety producing and counterproductive. Yes, a little bit of pressure can be a good thing to keep you moving and risking. But this idea that your not where your supposed can become its own mantra of how you aren’t measuring up and can be feat you before you really have a chance to grow and explode out into the world.
Nurture your inner wisdom it will remind you where you need to be