It all comes down to the RELATIONSHIP you have with your dream.
You need to stay present in this relationship in order to have a fruitful successful relationship with your dream - to be in RIGHT relationship with your dream.
Right relationship is about listening and respect and trust and collaboration and love.
The world tells us that these are the kinds of relationships we can have with our dreams:
Sacrifice EVERYTHING for your dream, and maybe your dream will come to you in the...
I was asked for my tips, tricks and advice for how to navigate that space when you're getting ready to quit your job and LEAP into your dream.
I was approached by someone who is getting ready to leave her job to do her dream full time. She's been building up her creative work for some time, now she's rented a studio and is gearing up to quit her job. But in the meantime - she has to keep working full time.
So she asked me for tips or suggestions for navigating this part of the path -...
For all of January I've been working on clearing some space so I could focus on some BIG GOALS I have for this year.
So here I am: with a week mostly clear to work on these big goals.
And what am I doing? Anything but focus on my big goals, of course.
In this moment, trying to bring myself to focus and get to work feels IMPOSSIBLE.
So, I am focusing on my resistance instead. Sitting with it, getting curious about it, exploring where I can bring some light and space and healing in.
Shortly after I moved into the Dream Loft (7 years ago!), my sister gave me a ZZ plant. It was this big gorgeous thing, and the Dream Loft is a bit of a plant haven - with HUGE south windows and normal north windows on both floors and the open-ness between floors and no interior walls except around the bathroom - there's this beautiful light everywhere that is really good for living things.
Plus I have a wicked humidifier I use all winter because I want to feel like I live in a...
It makes me happy, it makes the whole loft feel happier. And, in a big space full of clashing patterns, it's somehow the pattern that brings all the clashing patterns together.
Five years ago I would be sharing this photo, writing this and being all "LOOK EVERYONE ISN'T THIS SUPER CUTE? WHAT A BEAUTIFUL WAY TO CELEBRATE THIS MILESTONE!!"
But today I felt conflicted about it.
With everything I have been learning about climate change recently, I understand the impact of buying so many cute...
It can be SO hard to keep making new resolutions or goals or picking a word of the year each year, especially when you have a history of not following through.
There comes a point where it's like - why even bother? Nothing ever changes anyway.
Except your dreams don't go away. Your dreams are your soul calling you towards your true self, your purpose and your most authentic way of living.
Your dreams are going to keep calling you and you're going to keep bumping up against this...