Holding the Tension of Opposites | 34 Lessons

Holding the Tension of Opposites | 34 Lessons

“You can be both a masterpiece and a work in progress”
-Sophia Bush


This weekend I stood in two states at one time and it got me thinking about this HUGE lesson I had to learn over the past 5 years

When trauma and grief and difficult emotions of the like show up in our awareness, it can often feel like we need to choose which feelings we want to feel. Either this, OR that. Never both.

You Can't Pour From an Empty Cup | 34 Lessons

You Can't Pour From an Empty Cup | 34 Lessons

𝐘𝐨𝐮 𝐜𝐚𝐧'𝐭 𝐩𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐚𝐧 𝐞𝐦𝐩𝐭𝐲 𝐜𝐮𝐩.⁣⁣⁣
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Physically, no liquids will flow from a cup that's empty.⁣⁣⁣
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The same goes with energy, presence and intention.⁣⁣⁣

Flow is the Intersection of Discipline and Surrender | 34 Lessons

Flow is the Intersection of Discipline and Surrender | 34 Lessons

People often mention, “Just go with the flow.” but what the heck does that even mean?⁣
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The intersection of discipline and surrender is flow. ⁣
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That means that honoring your commitments, habits and rituals and focusing on what what you can control is one side of the work. The other side is handing over what is out of your control or your sphere of influence. ⁣
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Consistency is the Mother of Momentum | 34 Lessons

Consistency is the Mother of Momentum | 34 Lessons

If you can't develop consistency, your momentum is also going to difficult to create. ⁣

I've not much been a fan of consistency. I'm a Leo Sun, Pisces Rising, with a moon in Sagittarius - Simply put I don't like doing the same things over and over again. I am bold but I get restless and struggle to beat back my impatience and indecisiveness.⁣

Mindset is the Heartbeat of Success | 34 Lessons

Mindset is the Heartbeat of Success | 34 Lessons

If we are in a virtual meeting room or an axe throwing arena, you will likely hear me say this exact sentence - Mindset is the heartbeat of success.

Integrating this lesson into my moment to moment living has been my focus in 2019.

I feel the difference and experience different results when I keep my thoughts focused on where I want to be rather than where I am in my current conditions and circumstances.