I just finished reading Martha Beck’s new book ‘The Way of Integrity’. I am submitting my own self published book to Hay House in August of this year. Martha Beck’s book talks about your own truth and getting clear on it in each moment. I talk about ‘Key Steps on your Journey to Live in Alignment.’ Here is my advice as I have learned this through my life experience of living with Multiple Sclerosis. I am in remission with MS because I live this process.
Step One. Do a Life Review. Review your life and look at the path you have taken. Did messages of what you should do or not do influence your path? Look for anything that was significant about your life; key decisions you made, health setbacks, traumas. What were you interested in when you were young?
Step Two. Spend time in contemplation and get connected. Whatever makes you feel connected, seek that out daily. For some people this might mean daily meditation, daily exercise, walks in nature, listening to music, etc. Whatever makes you feel at peace and more connected, do that. In this quiet contemplative space will many insights lie. Create time in your day for this spirit centred time.
Step Three. Get clear on your present picture of who you are. If this is tough for you to do, write a list of who you are not, at first. Start with things that you can say are definitely true. For example: My favorite color is blue, What do you like to do with your time? If you had a day all to yourself, how would you spend it? What are things that are unique and quirky about you? Do you consider yourself a morning person or a night person or both? What kind of music do you like? What kind of diet suits you best? Raw foods, cooked foods, do you fast over night for 12 hours? How do you feel about food choices? These answers must come from you and not outside influences or what you think you should like.
Step Four. What factors support your growth and allow you to thrive? Developing your personal awareness is key. How can you best stay in balance with yourself?
Step Five. What do you fear that is inside of you? Face this and you will be set free. In most cases, there is a major obstacle to loving and accepting yourself. You may not even know what that is right now.
Step Six. Rid yourself of outdated belief systems that restrict your personal freedom. Look at core beliefs that you carry. IE. The Universe is not a safe place. Try to let go of black and white thinking constructs.
Step Seven. What are new belief systems that support who you truly are?
Step Eight. Say yes to everything. Self exploration requires that you participate in your life. Don’t limit your experience. Where do you limit the amount of well being that can flow to you in your life? Where do you cut off nourishment (love) from flowing to you? How can you open yourself up to receiving more nourishment (love) in your life?
Step Nine. Take the time to connect to your intuition when you make decisions. Check in with yourself and learn to trust your inner voice. Take action steps directed by your inner voice.
Step Ten. Be empowered in your life. You are capable of healing anything in your life. Healing does not always mean curing but often your health improves just by agreeing to take this journey and your happiness quotient expands exponentially.
If you want to dive deeper into this process, book a one hour counseling appointment with me. I currently have a special on Emotional Freedom Technique and counseling right now if you book four one hour sessions with me. Dr. Robin Vinge 4032321283