How much emotional baggage do you carry around?
This is my story of the amount of emotional baggage I used to carry to carry around.
Why did I carry it around?, it was because it easier to hold onto that look at it and resolve it, it was uncomfortable but comfortable it was a security blanket.
Don't drag your baggage around with you, it really is emotional drain on you, and can create physical dis-ease within you.
We all have Family, Friends, Mentors, Coaches, Therapists giving us advice, which is great, but always ask yourself, "Is this for my Highest and Best" and feel the answer, does it make you stand up straight with your Shoulder back or hunch over?, and take your course of action from that reponse.
I pretty sure I don't need to tell you what one gives you the correct answer. :-)
Learn how to have faith in yourself so that you can make the best decisions for yourself. We all make decisions, that in hindsight weren't possibly the best choice, when you learn to feel, if a choice/decision is right for you, your life will improve and there will be less bumps in the road for you.
Do you know the difference between your wants and needs? If you define your needs clearly, it will be easier to obtain your goals.
Try and Should are two words that you need to take out of your everyday vocabulary. They are both words that have a negative energy to them, unless of course you are talking about Tries in Rugby.
Self Care is the most important that you need to do for yourself. Are you guilty of always putting yourself last on the list, to busy doing everything for everyone else?
How many of these reasons (excuses) resonant with you?; the kids need me, the partner needs me, the job takes up too much time, the home needs looking after, I am too tired, I can’t say no to anyone, I am too busy
Looking after yourself, it isn’t selfish, it’s necessary. Self Care can take many forms, from Physical through to Spiritual. If you don’t have balance in all areas of your life, then you will find that you will start to struggle, and/or get angry and resentful.
If you are stressed to the max, snappy at home, grumpy at work, you are feeling tearful, short tempered, keep injuring yourself , these are all signs that your life is out of balance and that you need to start doing some Self Care, quick smart, before you burn yourself out.
If you are carrying a physical injury, go see someone and get it seen too, asap, before it becomes a major problem.
If you are emotionally struggling, get help, talk to someone, don't let the Black Dog get you.
13 Ways you to Self Care and Nurture yourself.
The more self care you do, the happier your life will become.
If you have difficulty doing any of these, then you need to come see me and we will find out why you don't think you are worth the effort of loving yourself.
Lois Lovegrove- Intuitive Healer