The issue you are dealing with isn’t the issue. The real issue is how you relate with yourself through this issue. Your relationship with the issue is the issue itself. When you make the issue about yourself, then you are stuck. Feeling stuck feels like anger or sadness. The root of anger and sadness is fear. To get out of the muck use this simple breathing technique:
And then ask yourself, what am I afraid of? The answer may surprise you. There are three conditions to transforming the fear.
1. You sincerely want the shift
2. You are open to asking for help.
3. You are ready to receive.
If you were a stranger, what advice would you offer to the person in the mirror? Once you’ve heard the advice – take it on. It serves you to be clear on which attributes you want to keep, toss or donate to a worthy cause (hint hint – giving back to your community is much more gratifying that giving to that friend with perpetual relationship drama).
As you loosen your attachment to this thing, you will set yourself free. You can do it. I know you can.
I’d love for you to share your thoughts and experiences on this topic. How do you shift out of a funk? And if you are ready to publicly ready to embrace your freedom for the year ahead, I invite you to claim that in the comment section below!