Never Be a Second Rate Version of Someone Else
In my intuitive healing practice, people frequently tell me who they want to be, which all together too often seems to be a version of someone else. If they’re a writer, they want to be ‘their version’ of Elizabeth Gilbert (Eat, Prey, Love) or if they have their own business, they want a reality show and lifestyle brand like the Kardashians.
One of the most wonderful things that happens with time is that you become more comfortable in your own skin. You own your beauty, imperfections, and all the unique and special traits that make you priceless. And the beautiful thing about this acceptance is, once it sinks it, and I mean down to your core, no one can take it away from you.
Why is it so hard to be vulnerable in intimate relationships?
I can’t count the number of women I’ve worked with that struggle with this question. And while yes, most of those intimate relationships have to do with romantic partners/- it seems more recently, it’s beginning to effect their relationships with their children, parents, and friends.
“You know, you really need to discover your purpose!”
Though few would argue that this is one of the biggest catch phrases of our time, when you take away the hype, why do we really want purpose, and how come so many of us struggle to find it?
While I’m sure you have your own ideas as to why, I’d like to share the following: The reason we want to discover our purpose is because we believe that when we live the experience of it, we will ultimately feel happy.
Now you may be thinking, That’s pretty much what I thought. However, here’s where the deeper level of understanding comes in. What if I told you that chasing after happiness, through external experiences, was actually working against you in achieving your dreams of living it?