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If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that nothing is a given. Nothing is for sure. Nothing is here to stay.
If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that life is short and we cannot waste a single moment.
One of my life teachers is Mary Oliver. I cried for days over her death. Her poetry changed me and how I saw the world.
In her poem The Summer Day — probably her most famous and not even her best, if you ask me, she shows us how to pay attention and be astonished by it and then she asks, “Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”
This is me showing up here to talk to you one woman to another woman.
We’ve been in the thick of raising a family and children for years. We’ve been doing all the right things.
We’ve been the good girls. The doing everything right girls.
And now, 2020 is here to give us a wake up call.
Life is short.
- It’s too short to put off your own dreams.
- It’s too short to put off your own longings.
- It’s too short to keep putting your own needs last.
I want to offer you permission to align with your soul — to start to listen within and take notice of what astonishes you. I want you to end this year knowing absolutely what matters most to you and how to make it happen.
And I know that that is a big permission slip for an unprecedented year.
We’ve been through a lot this year. The trauma that YOU have experienced from so much loss is likely not even registering in your own mind and heart.
You are rocking this year, for sure. You are handling all the things and making it all work. You have your to-do lists and your streaming services. You have your comforts of choice.
And by all means, you are TENDING without a doubt to everyone else in your life. Your family. Your work. Your community. Your neighbors. Your dirty floors.
But can you remain in this place of survival mode for another 5 to 6 months with ease at this pace of stress and overwhelm?
Or, are you like my coaching clients and now waking up to the reality that this is no joke, that more than half a year just past and everything has been on hold. That YOU have been on hold.
Are you shocked at how you are seeing just how short life really feels right now?
Are you realizing that you long for more LIVING in your life?
- You want MORE.
- More SPACE to explore what you really want in your life.
- You want more impact.
- More real connection that inspires you and uplifts you.
- More sacredness and meaning.
- More purpose.
- More rituals and routines that empower you.
Beautiful YOU— This is unprecedented year that calls for unprecedented soul care.
Not self-care. Not more body work. Not more striving to look prettier and thinner.
Soul care is all about aligning yourself so that what you want, what you need and what you are DOING in your life all match up and create a sense of energy and flow toward the life you want to be living.
Soul care and soul alignment is my jam. It’s my superpower.
I want to invite YOU to join me for the ultimate dose of soul care at my upcoming Soulfully Aligned Retreat. The retreat is virtual and open to women all over the world. Link to learn more and register will be in the show notes.
It’s an excuse to grab a pot of tea, shut the door and tell everyone in your life you are unavailable for nearly three hours of quietly tending to YOURSELF. Learn more here.