Older and wiser, that's how many of us describe aging. And while we are certainly filled with life experience, we often have mixed feelings about getting older. Gray hair, wrinkles, aches and pains, and other shifts, can cause us to freak out, even though, we understand it's an inevitable process. This year it all began to hit me. Mid life. I won't lie, some parts of it did in fact feel like a crisis. Questions about where I'm at, where I'm going, pressures to achieve, unfulf
Even though I work with highly productive and successful people, the one recurring theme I see in most of them, is the underlying and powerful energy of NOT feeling enough! No matter how successful, talented, famous, or gorgeous, so many people have that persistent voice inside their head that says "I'm afraid that if they knew everything about me, they'd stop loving me" or "they'll find out soon that I am a fake" or "this is all too good to be true, it's gotta fall apart soo
Where do we go from here? I feel like this is the conversation that so many people are having right now. I suppose with all of the changes in the world due to Covid etcetera, we've been asking the bigger questions, like, what makes me happy, where do I want to live, how can I use my unique gifts to help others and make money, where do I want to invest my energy, and what do I want the next chapter to look and feel like? Although it has been challenging for so many people, it'
I think most of us are pretty familiar with feelings of shame. Whether we admit to it or not, we have all felt embarrassed, less than, or ashamed of some part of our life experience. Maybe you grew up in poverty and had to wear hand-me-down clothes, or you dealt with sexual abuse and carried it as a secret, or maybe you quietly lead a life of addiction that nobody knows about. Usually shame comes from an event or life experience that has caused us to feel victimized, inferior