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Breaking Boundaries

Learn how to dance in the shadow, 

In life, we frequently encounter limitations imposed by religion, family norms, or social culture we were born in and some by our own minds.  Yet, what if I told you that these boundaries are not barriers but invitations to dance in the shadows? 

See it as welcoming the unknown; This is what you and I do when we choose to step outside our comfort zones, that's where the magic happens. It's in the shadows that we learn, grow, and truly discover ourselves. So, let's break free from the confines of fear and doubt, and learn to dance in the shadows.

As Maya Angelou once said, "You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it." These words remind us that setbacks and obstacles are not the end yet, opportunities to rise stronger and bolder. I trust that you get a similar sense... so whenever you feel less than great you repeat this to yourself;  This is my great opportunity to bounce back stronger and greater.

Consider this simple yet powerful practices:

Face Your Fears 

Take a moment to identify what fears or doubts are holding you back. Acknowledge them, confront them, and challenge yourself to move past them. Often, our greatest growth comes from stepping into the discomfort of the shadow and facing our fears head-on.

Practice Self-Compassion

Be gentle with yourself as you navigate the shadows of self-doubt or uncertainty. Practice self-compassion by treating yourself with kindness, understanding, and forgiveness. Remember, it's okay to stumble along the way - it's all part of the journey towards your greatness.

Embrace Challenges: 

Embrace challenges and setbacks as opportunities for growth and learning. Instead of shying away from the shadowy corners of discomfort, lean into them with curiosity and resilience. Allow yourself to learn from every experience, both positive and negative, and let your light shine brighter through each lesson.

Know without a doubt that facing your fears, practicing self-compassion, and embracing challenges, assist you in unleashing your full potential to shine brightly in the world.

Keep this quote from Helen Keller close to your heart, "Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it." Even in the shadows, there is resilience, courage, and a light that shines through the darkness. It's in these moments of struggle that we find our inner strength and the power to overcome. 

So… practice to embrace challenges as possibilities to learn and evolve. Rather than avoiding difficult situations, approach them with an open mind and a willingness to grow. Each challenge you overcome brings you closer to uncovering your true potential and allowing your greatness to shine through.

Remember seeking support from a holistic coach is being compassionate with yourself as you know you don’t have to do it alone 

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