Letters for Creatives #36: Learn to be peacefully ambitious
Be more gentle with yourself
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The dream before I woke up this morning made me cry. I took a test in it. When I finished, I realized the following things:
Stay aligned with your values.
Get out of the place or go to a different room if you feel the tension in your body, no matter what your reasons are.
Ask for help when you feel lost.
What do you do when you feel tired?
When you do not have the energy, find the pace where you feel nourished and restored as you work on different things. You might work through your to-do list slowly but you are still working.
The affirmation I am relaxed and peacefully ambitious has been in front of me for 2 years. When I can achieve the relaxed state of working on projects and taking care of myself, I could not be more proud of myself that day. It happens less than 10 times every year. I am either in the energy of working through everything with masculine energy or too burnt out to do anything.
It is a work in progress. It will take me some time to have more days where I am peacefully ambitious.
Imagine trusting your body so much, that the ebb and flow of your energy levels are never a cause for alarm, but more a cause to embrace the natural variety that your own body expresses into the world. Trusting that your fallow periods would be followed by periods of doing, simply because it is in your nature to ebb and flow.
This world has become more and more masculine. All it tells you is to work and do more every day. Do you feel joy? Is it something that you must do? Can you delegate or eliminate? If you feel that something is off, it is time to reflect if you still like to work on the projects you have now.
Why are you only valid, worthwhile and lovable when you are doing something? Can you accept that even in a resting state while not taking care of everything around you, you still have a place, you are still lovable, you are still real and valid and worthy?
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