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Day 31 No Striving Challenge – 4th Way to Connect with Your Soul

In order to keep the cycle going, if you want to be a Soul Receiver, you also need to be a SOUL GIVER.   The reason we get caught in striving is because we feel that something is missing and we need to do something about it.   Soul Giving is about:   Giving ourselves that which we feel is missing. Giving to others what we feel is lacking within our own lives.   If you are not feeling understood, where can you be more understanding to yourself? Where can you be more understanding of others?   If you don’t feel appreciated, where are you not appreciating yourself? Where may you not be appreciating others?   If you feel others disapproval, where are you disapproving of yourself? Where are you disapproving of others?   Find those answers, and be willing to give them to others, and be willing to receive them for yourself.   This creates a connection to yourself, which allows you to more fully connect with your soul.   Soul Team Chat  Where have you been holding back from giving to yourself? Where have you been...

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Day 30 No Striving Challenge – 3rd Way to Connect with Your Soul

In order to truly connect with your soul, you need to become a SOUL RECEIVER.   So often the reason we are not able to hear or see our guidance is because we have not allowed ourselves to receive it.   Receiving happens on many levels. Not only do you need to learn to receive the messages of your inner guidance, but it needs to start with being willing to receive within your relationships as well. Because everything is energetic, when you are a non-receiver, you unknowingly shut down the channels where guidance can flow to you. ….but don’t worry they can easily be re-opened!   Are you a Non-Receiver? Here are some symptoms of a Non-Receiver…   Emotionally you feel unappreciated Physically you feel exhausted Mentally you feel resentful Spiritually you feel disconnected   In these cases, we tend to put the blame outside of ourselves, but the real question is – are you open to receiving?   How often have you silently pleaded for help, but when offered you find yourself saying, “Oh don’t worry. I’m fine.” OR how often...

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Day 29 No Striving Challenge – 2nd Way to Connect with Your Soul

Riding on the coat tails of simplicity is SPACIOUSNESS & SERENITY.   We need to provide ourselves with the space and time to connect with our soul.   Spaciousness is about being okay with the pauses in life. We valiantly rush from one place to the next, work on one project and jump into the next, and fill our schedules with obligations and to-dos that it doesn’t leave much space or time for guidance.   But the natural flow of things includes pauses. In these pauses is when we find serenity. We need pauses between:   Minutes of the day – take breaks! Days of the week – stop trying to squeeze as much as you can into each day Months of the year – plan a “no plan” day at least once a month Projects Relationships …and the list goes on.   Spaciousness allows for the spontaneous to occur. Unexpected invites and opportunities arise that you can say yes to when you have allowed for spaciousness in your life.   Also find serenity in spending time with yourself. Being among people is great and fun, but we also...

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Day 28 No Striving Challenge – 1st Way to Connect with Your Soul

One thing I hear a lot about is balance. People are wanting balance in their lives. This isn’t the time to get into it, but I will plant a seed that I don’t believe it’s about balance at all…it’s about FLOW.   With that being said, the reason so many people want balance is because your soul is calling to you to slow down, connect, and listen. What you really crave is SIMPLICITY.   You are bombarded with so much stuff that it drowns out the guidance of your soul. So, in order to begin to connect you need to start to simplify.   There are 3 areas where you can slow down and simplify: Your Environment - Our physical environment often becomes a place we use to fill the void within us. Not knowing what is missing we use “things” to fill what is empty. From an energetic view point, the more things and clutter in your homes, the more you are affected by its energy. So, start to simplify what “stuff” you...

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Day 27 No Striving Challenge – Create a Soul Anchor

So, you now know (or remember) that you have support, and you realize you need to surrender. Now what?   You need a SOUL ANCHOR – this is something that keeps you anchored in the remembering of the power of who you truly are. I’ve already mentioned my Truth Affirmations which have been pivotal in building my trust.   Another anchor is creating a daily practice. Now don’t get overwhelmed with thinking that means you need to fit yet another thing into your day. Your daily practice can be very simple. Taking only 5 minutes a day to commune with your soul has far reaching impact…and I highly recommend that you find 5 minutes to yourself to do this.   Find a spot that is quiet where you won’t be interrupted, make a conscious connection with your Source (all that takes is your intention to connect), and deep breathe. That’s it.   Sound too simple? I have to say, I thought it was too simple, and that it didn’t really “make anything happen, ” but what I...

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