Even though much of my work is literally TOO BIG FOR WORDS, occasionally I am inspired to write, and this is the place for that. Feel free to join in the conversation. Thanks for reading.
You mean I just get to BE ME? — YES!! Exactly!
There’s a familiar longing I hear from everyone I work with: We all yearn for a fuller expression of our true selves. Deep down, when we slow down, we know exactly who we are, what inspires us, and why we are here. Once we have that sense of coming home to ourselves, we are well on our way to becoming our best selves. And the greater our connection to our essence, the greater our sense of belonging and ability to contribute our gifts to the world, which is so hungry for this.
Yet, this is also true: The hardest thing is to become yourself in a world where everyone and everything is trying to get you to become anything else. — ee cummings
For far too long, we have confused our longing to belong with fitting in, working endlessly to look and act like everyone else. The process of becoming requires fierce attunement to your own one-of-a-kind instrument, with occasional experiences of singing with the choir. It’s true that We can’t become ourselves by ourselves. Just like my kids learned to swim — not from expensive private lessons, but by watching their peers at the public pool and swimming with them — we can accelerate becoming our best selves when inspired by others becoming their best selves.
Story is the optimal way we communicate and learn — not those fictional tales we often cling to that say, “I’m not good enough, smart enough, thin enough…” nor the stories that batter and bore our brains with all the ways to stay small and silent and stuck in the same old, same old. But, by changing the conversation and vibration to align with what matters most, by tuning out distractions and all that is not in alignment with your truth, you can tune into your unique essence. That is precisely why you came and what the world most needs now.
In the last 10 years, I have experienced that the very best place to become you is in Circle, where we can slow down to reflect each other’s genius and help each other come home to who we really are. Now’s the time!
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