My Ongoing Journey

If you get, give. If you learn, teach. — Maya Angelou

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Over the past few years I have been on a journey, searching for an answer to the question

how can I live a life that really feels good on the inside?

In this blog I would like to share with you the lessons that I have learned along the way.

To join me you need to be willing to open your mind and heart. The key is to move your focus from the external world to the inside of your being. This is going to be revolutionary at first!

Think about it for a moment. Since you were a child you were told what to do and how to behave in order to belong.  You deeply wanted to be loved and accepted, so you did what everyone else expected of you. You worked hard and over the years you built a life that looks successful on the outside, but does not feel as good on the inside. You think you should be happy, but you are not…

Have you ever felt this way? If so, do not worry, you are not alone. According to the article The top five regrets of the dying, this is the most common regret of all.

I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me. — Bronnie Ware

The first time I read this sentence it really shook me. What can be worse than realizing, right before dying, that you have never fully lived? What can we do to live a more meaningful life before it is too late?

When it’s over, I want to say all my life
I was a bride married to amazement.
I was the bridegroom, taking the world into my arms.
Mary Oliver — “When Death Comes”

We are not happy with our life because we are so focused on achieving external success, that we disconnect from the deepest part of our being, the only source of lasting happiness and joy. This way we lose our compass and we get lost…

Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots. — Rumi

Deep in your heart do you also feel lost? Do you want to reconnect to yourself?

If so join me in my ongoing journey, I will share with you the lessons I have learned so far 🙂

The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are. — Carl Jung

 

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