I seem to be on a bit of a 'turn things on their head' phase...
First burning vision boards, and now ditching gratitude!?!
So here's why I stopped being grateful (kind of...)
In my Activated SHEro Oracle deck there was just one mandala that I really didn't like.
Every time I saw it, I physically wrinkled my nose up at it!
I asked other people what they thought of it and they really liked it, in fact it was one persons favourite card - okay so this was just me, so it stayed.
I knew that the things in life that I resisted often had the biggest areas of growth for me, you may remember me talking about journalling... So what message did this card have for me?
My clients often say to me that following The SHEro's Journey is like peeling an onion.
They remove a layer of old worn out patterns of behaviour and limiting beliefs to reveal a bit more of the truth of who they are.
And yes, sometimes like peeling onions, there's tears. Tears of release, sadness, relief and joy.
Rebecca: Today on episode number two of the Everyday SHEro podcast. We have Amy Simpkins joining us.
She's going to be sharing what it took for a former rocket scientist to leave her career of over 20 years to become a lifestyle design strategist. Let's get started.
Rebecca: Today we have JJ Carolan joining with us and we are going to be talking about her journey that took a visit to the psyche ER before she listened to her internal call. If you have ever found yourself feeling so overwhelmed that you know something has to change but yet you are putting off dealing with it until tomorrow, we have some great insights for you. As JJ shares how she went from the psyche ER due to her post natal depression to joyfully welcome the birth of her second child. Let us get started.
It's funny how, that in my life, the things I've resisted the most, have ended up having the greatest meaning to me.
And I don't mean 'I don't like it' resistance, but full on 'I'm NOT doing that!!' type of resistance that might be better classed as rejection.
This was true of both journalling and having a baby. Yes they both may seem a world apart, but in reality both meant becoming intimate and honest with myself - there was nowhere to hide.
As a philosophy it treats breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, rather than something to disguise.
I think it's about time that we did the same for ourselves.