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Day 20 No Striving Challenge – How Striving Affects You

When in the energy of striving we’re never able to relax into life. Our systems are in over-drive trying to prove our value and worth.   This affects us on 4 levels:   Physically – When we are in an on-going state of striving, eventually our bodies will give the signal that we’ve hit our limit. Our bodies give us messages as to what’s going on in the inside, not only from a traditional medical perspective, but also from a mental, emotional, and spiritual perspective. If you don’t listen to the initial nudges your body is sending you (ie. headache, tension, cold), the messages get louder and louder, until you are forced to listen …usually through the form of drama and trauma.   Mentally – Strivers have a hard time shutting their mind off. The mind is always checking off the to-do list and adding more to it. This creates A LOT of mind chatter and not only keeps us from not being in the moment, but keeps our nervous system...

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