I’m a giver and a pleaser, I like to help, support and to say yes to everything that comes my way. It’s my gift that I love sharing but I’ve experienced that my gift can also become a burden if I let it go to an extreme. That’s what happened to me a few weeks ago;
I was exhausted and felt overwhelmed just looking at my to-do lists. I even felt anxious thinking about going to the supermarket, that’s when I knew something was wrong, I usually love doing groceries.
I had to give myself permission to take a step back and ask myself what I needed to feel better. I realized I needed to work less, exercise and spend time alone and that’s what I did. For a week I did half the work I usually do, I did many yoga classes and spend time by myself. That’s when I reconnected with my truth; I had been taking on too many commitments; work, study and social. I was doing too many things I wasn’t excited about and had to say ‘no” to them. At first I was a bit scared to speak my truth, scared of it not being accepted and for others to judge it.
But when I spoke my truth something magical happened; there was no judgement there was understanding and acceptance.It was if the power went back on; energy rushed back into my body and I felt in charge again. I practice this now every day and it’s a powerful tool to feel free and happy!
-FEEL THE TRUTH
-SPEAK THE TRUTH
-ACT ON THE TRUTH
The more confidently you speak your truth, the more accepting people will be and the more you will feel it yourself. Try it!