Discover how keeping a Joy Journal can help you become more conscious of your joys, lift your spirit, and helps you maintain a positive outlook.
In her powerful column, “Living the Big Stuff™” Kristine Carlson shares timeless wisdom and practical ideas to empower women. When going through change and transition sometimes you have to break down to break through. Creating space for stillness in your life will allow the wisdom of your heart and your inner healer to come forth.
What does your inner voice repeatedly tell you about yourself and your potential? What people, places or belief systems shrink your value or prevent you from going after your dreams? Get really clear about the roadblocks that you have either subconsciously created in your daily life or allowed yourself to set up and experience. This awareness will serve as the bouncing off point for you to generate new, empowering habits, patterns and ways of being.
Water’s potent ways of teaching are as varied as the forms she takes—oceans, rivers, lakes, streams, rain, drinking water, ice, hot water, bathing water, hail, snow sleet. Water teaches you through the realm of feelings and emotions. Your emotions provide important guidance and teachings about your life and business, and everyone possesses a different comfort level when it comes to feeling and working with them. Few people were taught how to honor and work with emotions as children, and yet emotional maturity is an essential component for full effectiveness in the world. Water teaches you to find greater levels of emotional safety in your relationships and to express more of who you are in the world.
One of the greatest lessons I have learned is that once we access and trust the intuitive guidance within us, we naturally and effortlessly know the next step to take on our journey. When we relax and allow our “inner guru” to steer our lives, our choices and decisions flow with grace, ease, AND a lot of fun! Our possibilities expand, new doors open, and opportunities appear when we seek answers from within instead of seeking them outside of us.