How to Get Started (When You Don’t Know How)
It's disconcerting to know there's a change to make but you're not quite sure how you'll manage it.
When I'm at the crossroads of what's next I still feel some of this. After all this time – and all this practice- I confess that the prospect of change can still skew my point of view.
How do you make the best of it? How do you still move forward when you're feeling stuck?How can you take action when the road, never mind the destination, is uncertain and unclear?
First: Find Your Inner Pulse
Before you get started on your next step, this exercise can help you access and align with your inner creative forces. Real change occurs from the inside out. Let's get in touch with what wants to come into being in your world over the next 30 Days.
Resist the temptation to come from your head in this exercise. Drop deeply into your heart. Go for the deep dive.
1. Find a quiet space to go within and explore.Open to the secret spaces, the ones you hold closely and hesitate to fully embrace (let alone share with others). Allow your innermost longings to arise, to surface, to come to light.
What dreams are ready to rise? What things are you a stand for? What makes your heart sing? ;What excites you always? What is it time for?
2. Grab a pen and paper to journal your experience. Allow your pen to move across the page and capture your heart's whispers. Jot down your thoughts, feelings and wild imaginings. (No censoring!)
3. Share what you've discovered. Once you've completed this exercise, read what you've written out loud. Rewrite if you feel moved to. Share it with a close friend. Tweak until it feels like a fit. [Caution: Don't hold out for perfection.]
When you're ready post your insights to our private Facebook Group.
Second: Pick A Pathway
All change begins with a first step.
That's ALL it takes.
Now that you have some idea of what's stirring within. Notice the possible pathways that are unfolding. Pick one and journey on that road. There are many roads to travel. What matters is that you start the adventure.
Don't get caught up on the ‘right road' or the ‘perfect step.' There's no such thing. It's a common entanglement on the adventure of evolution. The problem lies when you start second guessing that first step. There might be a knee-jerk reaction as to why you can't take that first step. There may even be a chorus of voices telling you you're crazy to take that first step.
Here's what I've learned … Don't listen to the disempowering voices. Feel for the pulse of what's calling your name. Feel the heartbeat of what's yours to create, to live.
It doesn't matter what aspect of change calls … your body or business, home or health. It's taking the steps in the direction of your vision which activates the flow of abundance. An abundance that will litter your doorstep once you make some kind of movement.
Pssst … It doesn't even have to be a BIG step. Just one step. That's all it takes to activate the essence of what you want to bring into being.
This is a partnership, darlings. Life extends its hand with countless opportunities. You only need say, “Yes!” Let's lay the groundwork to percolate and power up what's possible.
Get your sparkles on!