The holidays can be a challenging time! It is an easy time to live each day at a fast pace and spend more time with our families. The stress can build up and time with family can allow emotions to easily surface. The holidays present a wonderful opportunity to learn more about who we are and how we want to live each day.
The journey of personal growth to me… is exactly what it is called… Personal! No one journey is alike. However, there is a oneness that connects us all. When we truly take a step back to look at the larger picture, we can understand why we drove ourselves to exhaustion trying to make everything perfect, felt irritated with our loved one, or committed to the event we really didn’t want to attend. Understanding ourselves allows us to have more compassion for ourselves and others.
How can we begin to understand ourselves more?
- Create awareness- Take a moment to take a deep breath and center yourself. Otherwise, we can get stuck in a cycle of reaction.
- Ask yourself, “What am I feeling right now?”
- Allow yourself to trust the answer you receive and make a heart-centered choice on what action you want to take.
I encourage you to create awareness this month on how you are choosing to live your life. Are you listening to the guidance that is there when you choose to open your mind to it?