I am the source of my reality.
I use my voice.
I take up space.
I make my presence known.
It took me a very long time to own this as my truth. To trust in myself enough to know that it is up to me and only me to create my own safety in the world. To understand that I do not ever have to give anyone or anything this sort of power in my life.
And the result… freaking FREEDOM!
I can’t even tell you how much energy I put into staying small and trying to be invisible, thinking that was the best way to keep myself safe. Biting back my opinions, speaking with a softer tone, making sure I didn’t stand out. Blending.
I would notice it in conversations when I would use as few words as possible, in social settings when I would feel myself contract inward and silently observe, when I would ask so many questions about others and divert the topic away from me as soon as possible.
And then I would wonder why I felt so unseen and undervalued. Why I didn’t get noticed or feel...
The power of love and showing up everyday through your challenges with Jennifer Butler.
In this episode we chat about:
- The power of loving yourself
- The power of accountability
- How to navigate challenges
Sonnet and Veronica interview Jennifer in this podcast episode titled, "Being Honest About How You're Showing Up in Relationships."
We chat about:
- Shifting your relationships.
- Leading with love and showing up how you want others to show up.
- How to open your heart when you’re frustrated with yourself and with others.
Be honest, does this sound like you?
You’re balancing a million things and have little time for yourself.
You have a list a mile long of things you want to do, but no time to do them.
You focus so much on others you forget about yourself.
You’re exhausted and half the time can’t even remember why.
You have all these “important” responsibilities that prevent you from living a joyful and fulfilled life and the day you get to focus on you seems to be moving further away.
Sounds familiar, right?
I spent years filling my days with overwhelm and busyness, never having time sit down and focus on me. These ideas or inspirations would come to me and I'd quickly sweep them away, not having the time to pursue them. I felt stuck, and resigned myself to believe that I was just not meant to live a life I was truly excited and passionate about. After all, there wasn't enough time in a day to complete everything I needed to, plus take...