I love this quote! Don’t let fear squeeze the Life out of you. In order for us to reach the richest part of our lives we must be willing to face UNCERTAINTY.
Yikes that sounds scary! It’s no secret that the human race seeks security, but what happens when our need for security overrides our drive towards a richer life? How do you know when playing it safe is holding you back from living to your fullest and achieving your deepest desires?
Taking time to connect with my heart through meditation and yoga helps me stay true to my deepest desires.
Through meditation & yoga, I get quiet with myself and find the clarity that I am seeking. Often I am able to confront feelings of uncertainty, doubts, and uncover hidden FEAR.
Yup, our deepest fears generally like to hide behind the illusive uncertainties in our lives.
But the good news is….when you connect with the silence within, you are connecting with your inner power, your Truth which reveals the fear for what it truly is……False. Evidence. Appearing. Real.
In other words, the fear is simply a thought that we have chosen to believe. Which means you have a CHOICE!
You can decide what you want to believe. You can decide what you want to give power to and align your thoughts with the realities that you want to live and experience.
In the past, when I have allowed fear to stop me from what I truly want, I’ve noticed myself become bored, depressed, and unfulfilled.
However, when I get quiet and can be present in my body, I intrinsically know I AM SAFE and I can trust in myself. I then connect with the feeling that I want to experience….courage, peace, love, ect. and keep my thoughts focused on these intentions.
Practicing this type of awareness can be a very powerful tool for healing the mind and body. Buddhist nun and inspirational writer, Pema Chodron says,“Fear is a natural reaction to moving closer to the truth”, she further explains, “Each time you stay present with fear and uncertainty, you’re letting go of a habitual way of finding security and comfort.”
WOW….now that’s powerful!
So, next time you feel fear, uncertainty or doubt…..don’t worry. Take a breath and know it’s simply moving you closer to your TRUTH and what you really desire. Then, get quiet and meditate. Here’s to choosing a rich life!