Many people have been in overwhelm mode, distracted by everything going on in the outside world and feeling very helpless inside. While I am not saying to totally be oblivious to the outside world, it is truly by looking within that you will gain your strength to help anyone – it begins with you. You serve yourself and everyone else around you and far more reaching to know that you can help bring change to the world by feeling empowered!
There are a few steps I have found truly help move from a place of fear and overwhelm to a place of empowerment and I am blessed to be a part of two summits during the month of October – Dream Big hosted by Ilona Selke and Live Your Divinity hosted by Jami Hearn that bring so many more tools to light in catalyzing this much needed change for us all.
Here are a few steps I have found that help us from helplessness to a place of power!
Step 1: Limit News – Yes you can stay informed, but often headlines are enough. Diving into minutes or hours of news will not make you feel positive about the world which translates into your energy and how you feel in general.
Step 2: Be Present – When things get seemingly tough, many go to worst case scenario, remembering and recounting stories from the past and projecting forward all the ways things can get worse. If you are truly in the present moment, you are in a place of power as then you choose how you react and interact with the world. There are countless tools to use from the present moment!
Step 3: Dream Big – One of my favorite quotes is “Our Deepest Fear” by Marianne Williamson which is posted above my desk and is a famous one for many reasons. The sentence that’s most relevant here is, “You’re playing small does not serve the world”. There are so many excuses we give ourselves for reasons we can’t mobilize and live the life of our dreams. It can be limiting thoughts from our society at large, or negative thoughts we have repeated to ourselves since childhood – phrases given to us by our family or community. KNOWING you are WORTHY and loving yourself enough to dream big is the first step in attaining those dreams!!
- What are some possibilities of what your life would look like if it was balanced; emotionally, physically, mentally, spiritually, financially, in relationships and with work?
- Can you allow yourself to imagine what that would feel like?
Coming from a life where I was told I would be in a wheelchair and in constant pain – to instead living the life of my dreams in every sense of those words AND being lucky enough to help others do the same – has me KNOWING you can also do this too!! The Dream Big Summit with Ilona Selke, beginning October 16th, will be featuring over 30 speakers offering FREE tools to help you DREAM BIG and have those dreams recognized!
Step 4: Practice Tools – This requires turning off the noise and tuning into yourself. There is no other way to truly step up and Live Your Divinity! I work with a lot of busy moms and hear things like, “but there’s no time” – there is always time. You need not spend hours meditating on a mountain to create fast change in your life and step into the Highest Version of Yourself.
- What are your first words to yourself when you wake up in the morning? Are you thinking of your “to do” list or having gratitude that you did wake up in a comfy bed and have much to be grateful for?
- Are you present in the shower, setting intentions for the day and imagining the water washing all the negativity off of you?
- Where is your mind when you are driving or commuting to work – on worry or on positive possibilities?
- What are you telling yourself as you fall asleep? Are you giving yourself gratitude for all you did that day and all you DID manage to get done, or are you beating yourself up for what you may have not gotten to?
We are always speaking to ourselves and those moments we take when we are present and the messages we send truly do allow or prevent us from living our divinity. I was so blessed to speak with Jami Hearn and be featured with other inspirational speakers on ways to truly Live Your Divinity during this life changing summit coming up on October 9th.
These are a just a easy few steps. If you join both of these summits, you will literally have the ability to gain countless tools to not only learn to Dream Big but also to Live Your Divinity and create the life of your dreams. I will continue with the Marianne Williamson quote, “As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” So very true and this is a time when many can use that feeling of liberation. It truly begins with you!!