At various points in our life, especially during major life transitions, we may feel called to examine our priorities, reflect on how satisfied we are with our life, and consider if we are living the way we want to be living. During these times of self-reflection, we are invited to explore the question 'What REALLY matters to me at this point in my life?’ We may bring more attention to our self-healing and personal growth needs.
We contemplate questions like:
“How can I best nurture myself so I can give generously to others?”
“What is getting in the way of becoming the best version of myself?”
“How am I being called to serve?"
This exploration creates meaningful attunement and a strong internal motivation that enables us to focus our energy on the most important actions and we let go of the rest. We allow our heart to guide us through our experiences and relationships.
When we lead from the heart, it’s easier to balance self-focused and other-focused energy. We find harmony between pursuing our own dreams and goals, fulfilling our own needs, and expressing our individuality, AND doing our part to meet the needs of others and contributing to our community and the greater good. We understand that it’s not an either/or – we don’t choose between taking care of our self and taking care of others. We know that both are important.
We take care of ourselves, AND we serve others with compassion and love. When we are choosing in alignment with our heart, we feel more grounded, centered, fulfilled and satisfied. We feel passion and enthusiasm.
When we are out of alignment with our heart, however, we may feel frustrated, unproductive, or depleted. We may procrastinate or avoid working on our goals. Or perhaps we react to others in ways that cause us to feel embarrassment, guilt, or shame.
Our opportunity is to engage in an ongoing process of self-observation and self-inquiry, paying attention to our behavior and noticing when our choices are not aligned to our heart. Through self-observation, we notice our reactions, we learn from our experiences, and we get out of our own way so transformation can happen.
If you could benefit from support in reconnecting with your heart, releasing what doesn't align, and restoring your energy for the most important things, let's schedule a discovery session to see how I can help.