When I was pregnant last year, I went through another crisis of sorts….
I’d followed my desire to have another baby and was fortunate to be blessed with a healthy beautiful boy.
At the same time I was anxious about how I was going to make it all work.
Time wise. Money wise. Sleep wise.
After using my mind to figure things out, I eventually hit a wall. Quite simply – things weren’t working.
My mind was on over-drive. My body ached. I felt completely out of alignment.
No matter what strategies I put into place, nothing seemed to go “right.”
And that’s when I had a moment of realisation…
I’d been relying on my own strength for so long. What did I really know, anyway?
I had this “awakening” when I was in Byron Bay, Australia (the home of natural healing and all things woo-woo) so I did what any girl having a crisis in Byron would do…
I embraced where I was and decided to give things a try….I saw a healer…visited Crystal Castle and experienced a crystal singing bowl healing for the first time (wow…amazing!)
At the time I felt compelled to go even though my rational brain was telling me that I’d gone crazy.
Through the world of coaching I’d been in circles that spoke of the Law of Attraction, the universe and spirituality but I didn’t understand it. Nor quite believe it.
But during that crisis I learned what I needed to learn: how to surrender…
And that became my guiding word for 2016.
(In all honesty I’m still learning how to do this in 2017 and think it will be a life-long journey!)
In that moment of crisis I decided to give my mind a break and stopped to tune inwards and listen to that inner voice, that inner knowing.
I learned to trust my intuition and give it space to talk and show me what it wanted to show me.
In all honesty I’ve found it a tricky journey balancing your heart callings that pull you in weird and wonderful directions but your rational brain stopping and stalling the process.
Yet, I wanted to share this with you as I know that many of us are having these awakenings….and not many of us are talking about it.
If you’ve got an inner voice calling you to something else. Something bigger. Something more meaningful. Something ELSE. You aren’t alone.
The world is changing and more people are waking up to the fact that things can’t go on the way that they are right now….and most importantly people are feeling called to do something about it….
….Whether that’s healing people. Using your voice for causes you believe in. Cleaning up the environment. Doing work that matters. Being conscious parents raising conscious kids….
Do you relate?
If so, you may be doubting yourself..wondering what your intuition is really trying to say..and whether you’re just simply going crazy.
You’re not. It’s all good.
Here are 3 things you can do to start building up that dialogue with your true self and connect to the heart of what you’re really here to do.
#1: Acknowledge what your Intuition is trying to say
I’m a big believer in our outer world reflecting our inner world. If we’re chaotic inside then our outside world is going to appear that way too.
Take some time out to let yourself dialogue with your intuition.
You can do this a number of ways but in essence you want to get quiet.
You can by journal, meditate, walk, run…whatever works for you. Find space in your day to tune inwards.
This doesn’t have to be another thing to add to your to-do list by the way. 2 minutes a day is better than none.
#2: Ask questions
I’m a firm believer that if you ask a better question, you get a better answer.
Instead of asking “why is this happening?” ask “what can I learn from this?”
Then listen to what your intuition has to say. Start listening.
#3: Follow your heart and track how it goes for you
After acknowledging your intuition and asking some empowering questions you want to take action on what answers you get.
Maybe you get an idea to call a friend or go to the bookstore or do something that you wouldn’t normally do.
For a change rather than shooting down the (sometimes crazy) idea, just go do it. Observe what happens as a result.
Do you get another bit of information that helps you on your journey? Do you meet someone that you’re supposed to meet?
I’m so curious to know what you do to tune into your intuition.
I’d love to know….do you trust it? Where are you on the journey of answering the call?
Leave a comment below.
If you’re going through a career crisis and want some support in making sense of what’s going on, I’m opening up my calendar for a just a few free career break-through sessions this month. You can book your slot HERE.
P.S. Feeling called to have a conversation but hesitant because you feel you want to make sense of it all before we talk, don’t worry, that’s what I’m here for! You can schedule your session HERE.