Today, I want to give you a mini-RES(E)T, a REST.
I was inspired by my washing machine.
Did I ever tell you my washing machine does this funny thing where it throws a wobbly and it will not stop unless I turn it off at the Powerpoint?
As I walk away, it keeps on beeping for half a minute or so.
I don’t even know how this is possible, but I think the Universe makes it happen to let me know I am the washing machine and I need to unplug myself…..
I need a mini rest… a few minutes of silence…. of going inwards…of connecting with my inner core self….
I had a client recently and she gave me wonderful feedback.
During her session with me, she really connected with her true-est self.
Since then she has been feeling so peaceful and calm as if nothing can ruffle her.
Isn’t it funny that we have been so conditioned that we don’t really ever touch base with ourselves, only in random moments?
That we can live our whole lives without connecting to our innermost selves?
For those of you who don’t know my story, I had a near-death experience in 2006, when I got hit by a passing truck.
However, it wasn’t my time.
There were things I learnt while I was out of my body, I felt so calm and peaceful.
I realized that nothing about me had to change, that I was perfect the way I was.
There was nothing to fear.
Nothing to adjust.
That all the artificial learning and ‘modifying of self’ was more of a burden, rather than a spiritual help.
Before my NDE I was trying to always be better, do better, learn more, redeem myself as if there was something wrong with me….
- I was struggling and striving so hard…
- I wanted people to give me a process to reach enlightenment,
- I wanted people to give me the how to’s,
- I would research,
- I would read all the spiritual books, meditate more, pray more,
- I was beating myself up for not getting the truth,
- And, when I would go to courses, workshops, or church meetings I always judged myself harshly.
When I had the NDE, it was like a giant let go from everything that I was conditioned to believe.
I realized that my soul’s biggest need was liberation, and rest from all that activity and striving.
My soul knew that ultimate freedom had nothing to do with doing this or following that, it just had to be itself.
Being yourself is easier said than done!
We have to kind of reverse engineer it.
These questions will help you get in touch with your real self, they are like a bit of a wake-up call. (Give yourself permission to be completely honest with yourself.)
- What have you taken on that is not yours?
- What have you said yes to, that you wished you had said no to?
- What relationships are you involved in that you wish you weren’t involved in?
- What would you be doing if you weren’t afraid?
- Who are you without your job/career?
- When was the last time you felt joyful? Hint: when you are in tune with your soul, you feel joy.
These questions help you chip away at false identities and pressures that cause you to not live your soul’s purpose.
Your soul came here with a deep longing to be free, to be an expression of itself.
Give yourself permission to be free from the burdens that you have taken on, out of obligation or peer pressure.
Remove yourself from the emotional rollercoaster and dramas that are not yours.
Free yourself from other people’s opinions that you have bought into, that is nothing to do with your soul’s journey…
Simplify your life.
Take time to discover who you really are as opposed to being who you are not…
Join me for this short meditation to connect with your soul.
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