Let Go Of Resistance. 💞

When you notice yourself feeling unmotivated, stagnant, or stuck — ask yourself, “What am I resisting?” You’ll probably know the answer right away. It might be a change of some kind — your career, a relationship, a decision to be made, or even an unfinished project. Listen to your resistance. It almost always has something useful to tell you. Oftentimes resistance masks fear, or an unwillingness to move deeper. Once you’ve noticed the area of resistance, allow yourself to feel the sensation of resisting. What does the resistance feel like in the body? Now ask yourself, “What do you have to tell me? What is this resistance about? Why are you there?” Ask the questions and then just wait to see what arises. It may be a feeling, a thought, a belief, or a fear. Feel that you are listening to it. Then ask the resistance, “What would happen if I let this go?” Notice what arises. Then ask yourself, “Would I be willing to let this go — just for a moment?” Notice what arises in the wake of the question. There may be a small sense of ease and peace, or perhaps a greater release than you thought possible. Envision the change, the relationship, the decision, or project in a positive light, with even a sense of gratitude, relief, or purpose gained from the entire experience. Adapted from Sally Kempton, Feeling Stuck? Try Self Inquiry for Resistance.

★ “Show up for what’s up so it won’t keep showing up.” ~ Gabby Bernstein

★ Begin to LET GO OF THE STORIES that play in your head that support the resistance — NO Blaming, NO Shaming, NO Judgement.

★ Remember, whatever you resist, persists!

★ There is FREEDOM and MOVEMENT in LETTING GO. When your think you have surrendered, SURRENDER some more.

“You used to think you were powerful when you resisted your emotions, when you held back and didn’t express yourself. You thought power came from being who you thought you should be, instead of who you are. Now you have learned that only when you are who you really are, can true power emerge.” ~ Melody Beattie

★ Sometimes resistance heightens when we feel overwhelmed. We need to disconnect from distractions to be able to listen to the still, small (BIG) voice inside, seek insight, and receive inspiration and direction.

★ What are your current distractions?

★ What would help balance your life? What would encourage clarity and focus?

★ We may need to step back and reevaluate. Oftentimes our dissatisfaction opens up opportunities for change and expansion.

★ Ask yourself, What is thriving in my life? What else is possible?

★ Be the humble witness of what will unfold.

“What’s the greater risk? Letting go of what people think — or letting go of how I feel, what I believe, or who I am?” ~ Brene’ Brown


DAILY GROUNDING VISUALIZATION

Take 3 deep, cleansing breaths, drawing the energy of the breath all the way down to the lowest part of your body. Imagine ribbons extending out from your feet and rooting you firmly in the earth. Take your minds attention into your heart space and follow that attention with another deep cleansing breath into your heart. Ask your heart what color or combination of colors needs to grow out of the flower of your heart to exemplify the energy of your highest potential, your most open heart, and your most balanced state of being. Whatever colors come to you, quickly just trust that. Allow them to begin to unfold out of the flower of your heart and circulate within the chest area of your body. Breathing gently, but deeply, feel the warmth or coolness, smoothness and purity of your own spirit’s nature. Allow this radiance to spread gently throughout your body. Allow it to rise up through your neck and into your head, letting it branch off at your neck and cascade down your arms as it flows out the palms of your hands. Gently circulate the energy and allow it to spiral down your torso, down your legs and out the soles of your feet, all the while gently breathing into your body, knowing that this energy is the energy of your being and represents your receptivity to divine opportunities and blessings. Continue to allow this energy to move and swirl in its own way through your body. You may linger here as long as you wish. When you are ready, take a few deep cleansing breaths, knowing that you are continuing to radiate your most authentic, and magnetic essence.


Allow, by Danna Faulds
There is no controlling life.
Try corralling a lightning bolt,
containing a tornado. Dam a
stream and it will create a new
channel. Resist, and the tide
will sweep you off your feet.
Allow, and grace will carry
you to higher ground. The only
safety lies in letting it all in–
the wild and the weak; fear,
fantasies, failures and success.
When loss rips off the doors of
the heart, or sadness veils your
vision with despair, practice
becomes simply bearing the truth.
In the choice to let go of your
known way of being, the whole
world is revealed to your new eyes.


Let go of resistance. Find clarity and motivation.
It’s impossible said pride, It’s risky said experience, It’s pointless says reason,
GIVE IT A TRY WHISPERED THE HEART. 💞

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Boundless in Bulgaria! ♡

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I just returned from beautiful Borovets, Bulgaria! 🇧🇬 Filming for Udaya Entertainment and participating in the Udaya Live Yoga & Music Festival has reinforced I AM BOUNDLESS — I am indeed firmly grounded, yet free! Staying connected to Divine wisdom and guidance has filled each moment with grace, peace, joy, purpose, and love.♡

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Trip Takeaways

✯ Eye contact and a smile transcend any language barrier.
✯ Meet new people wherever you are. Expand your circle.
✯ Help another person fulfill their dream by participating in it, and supporting them completely.
✯ Feel comfortable in your skin. Embrace imperfections with acceptance.
✯ Listen with full presence and attention. Someone may be sharing their story for the first time.
✯ Share tears, hold space, and give hugs to those who are hurting, expressing, seeking. In a safe and loving environment, human touch and connection are powerful.
✯ Share your belongings. Give them away. What is mine, is yours. It’s all from the Divine!
✯ Dance more. It feels SO good — therapy for body, mind, and spirit!
✯ Laughter is pure medicine.
✯ Mountain air at 10,000 feet is intoxicating!
✯ Bulgarian bees are beautifully plump and healthy.
✯ Try something new every day — new foods, activities, teachers, classes, experiences — this is how we grow.
✯ Always ask yourself, is this experience right for me in this moment? If not, honor and heed the wisdom and guidance received.
✯ Pace yourself. Aim for balance, steadiness, and ease.
✯ A relaxed attitude lengthens life! Go with the flow. Swim with the current.
✯ Take time to process. Find solitude. Reinforce memorable moments, teachings, and stirrings of the spirit.
✯ Music in all forms is truly magical. It vibrates every cell. It continues to resonate in the soul.
✯ Support local artists and vendors by purchasing their products and services.
✯ Be uniquely you, and shine bright always. Share your gifts and talents around the globe!
✯ Be open to what is next. “Keep some room in your heart for the unimaginable.” ~ Mary Oliver


“Flowing with the currents of change and dancing with creative impulse — feeling joy, pleasure, and tasting the sweetness of life. WHAT MOVES YOU? AND WHAT ARE YOU BRINGING TO LIFE?” ♡ ~ Cristi Christensen

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Cultivate Joy! 😊

Life is a constant ebb and flow. Challenges attempt to disrupt our ease and peace, but as we intentionally cultivate joy, our energy steadies and positively shifts.

JOY = A source or cause of keen pleasure or delight; something exceptionally festive or satisfying.

What brings you joy in this moment?

What are you looking forward to that makes you smile? 😊

Take a minute to daydream and plan for joy. Allow yourself to be light and free.

Do what you love, and be grateful.

“Let go of heaviness. Seek that which is light. Gravitate toward joy. Your soul and body will lead you, if only you will listen. Walk lightly. Speak and laugh lightly, as much as possible. Go lightly along your way.” ~ Melody Beattie

Who makes you laugh?

And, who do you make laugh?

“I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It’s probably the most important thing in a person.” ~ Audrey Hepburn

✨ I __________________ to cultivate more joy, play, and laughter into my life. ✨

Yes, YOU fill in the blank. It’s time to let go of heaviness, and gravitate toward JOY!


JOY Meditation

Think of a time you experienced COMPLETE JOY. It may be a recent happening, or from the past. Picture it clearly in your heart and mind.

Feel all the emotions.

What sensations do you feel in the body?

Where do you feel these sensations?

Label your emotions with one word.

Label the sensations felt with one word.

Tuck these words deep into your memory account of joy.

Be filled with wonder, be touched by peace.

Spark to Flame, by Danna Faulds

May the peace of your being
leap from heart to heart
and mind to mind like a
wildfire in dry grass.
Through the simple act of
being present here and now,
may the peace that passes all
understanding be fanned
from spark to flame to
true illumination.


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