The sun never needs permission to shine. It’s always shining and is only blocked temporarily by the clouds.
Shining, is what the sun is meant to do. And so are YOU!
You are meant to show the world all of who you are, shining with your greatest talents and gifts.
The clouds that pass over our light can be the shadows of fear, doubt or insecurities. Some of these are imposed upon us and some are self-imposed.
Since, we have zero control on other people and the outside world, the only place to shift our focus is within ourselves. It’s time to give yourself permission to shine!
I said to a client not so long ago, that she was a ‘smarty pants’ and she laughed and said she hadn’t been called that since she was a little girl.
I was referring to how she was really coming into this deep wisdom about herself and connecting to that internal knowing that we all have.
So often, we’re looking outside of ourselves for the answers, when they really are within us. That’s not to say, that it isn’t beneficial to seek support from the right people. There can be great mentors and role models who are further along the path than you and can offer sound guidance.
It is about creating balance, and that even choosing to seek the external support, comes from a deep and wise You, knowing that it would be the best next step.
Listening to our intuition and inner guidance isn’t complicated but it does require an ability to quiet the mind and shut out all of the external noise, which isn’t always easy.
Here are 3 ways for you to do this for yourself…