Do you know that fear-based thoughts & emotions sabotage us daily? So what are fear-based thoughts and feelings? They are anything that is negative and not coming from a space of positivity, good or love. Some good examples are criticism, judgmental-ness, anger, sadness, jealousy, aggression, annoyance, anxiety, shame, emptiness, irritation, loneliness, pessimism, scepticism, worry and many more.
How do they sabotage us?
We have all been there. We are so resistant to change because it seems so troublesome. It costs too much. It is too disruptive. It is going to hurt some people. Our lives may even be turned upside down.
Yet we feel so stuck, without the change.
We are more resistant to the change if we feel that we can live with the status quo. We take these measurements in our minds, and we weigh the pros and the cons to the changes, and our hearts tell us that it is ok to let things be.
But we know that the...
What is the shadow self?
In simple terms: this is a part of us that we cannot see, it lurks in the shadows and it has so much power that it can compel you to do, feel and think things without your conscious mind having any control over it. Within the shadow are both good and bad aspects of you. So for eg, you could be an extremely talented pianist, but because it is lurking in the shadows you have no idea of your abilities, and you only listen to other parts of the shadow that says...
Ever experienced a time in your life, whether it is for a project, a job, a relationship, where you are uncertain about when and if it is the time to let go?
We feel all of these tension within our hearts and our heads. We feel the burden of the indecision, we feel stuck, we feel paralysed even. And the temptation to run away is strong. Yet we know we need to face the music.
I’m certain every one of us have been through this. And we start questioning:
In my last article, we talked about the difference between surviving and thriving emotionally, and why it is important to know the difference and to get on the thriving bandwagon.
Today let’s expand on why it is important to thrive emotionally.
Besides the obvious reasons for peace of mind, emotional stability, happiness etc. There are many other reasons why keeping emotional stability on thrive mode takes us much further in life and is the reason why some people feel...