Sometimes it’s difficult to know the difference between our intuition and the thoughts that occupy our mind. In our busy lives it’s common to be preoccupied by our thoughts, as we focus on our mental list of ‘to-dos’ and the next problem to solve. We often think and rationalise our experiences from our mind, to give meaning to our life. It’s where we process, analyse and categorise information and form our beliefs. It’s how we make decisions to take action and move forward to achieve our goals and dreams. But Is this the best way to make decisions in our life?
In any given day we are capable of having an average of 60,000 thoughts per day. Our mind is where we store recurring thoughts that make up our belief system about who we are, other people and the world we live in. Our belief system is what drives our behaviour and influences our choices and decisions that create our reality. The power of the mind is so great that it can enable us to dream big, take risks and achieve what may seem impossible.
However, the mind also has the power to dis-able us and create a reality that will have us believe we are limited and that our world is one in which we must survive in order to live.
As time goes by I am feeling myself settle in ... into my breathing, into my body, my mind and my soul. There is a deeper calm that is making itself present more consistently these days, creating a different kind of rhythm, despite the storms that come and go each day.
I am discovering a new version of myself and I’m feeling centred, grounded. The noise in my mind is quietening to a murmur in the background. Is this me?
We cannot do better unless we are prepared to face our own fear!
An excerpt from "The Power of Soul Loving - A Spiritual Guide to Love and Freedom" (chapter 4)
It can feel particularly intense when we are confronted with a significant life change that gives us reason to re-check our values and what is important in our life. For many people, the thought of change can be frightening, challenging and unsettling. However, we have a choice as to how we approach change. We can embrace it with fear and trepidation, or we can embrace change with a sense of excitement, adventure and wonder.
It’s the human condition to want to avoid what we perceive as uncomfortable, painful and risky. Many people interpret change as taking away something that they know and is therefore secure, rather than seeing the possibility that what they are doing or believing is no longer working in their best interests or helping them to grow. For this reason, many people resist change.
When I initially made the decision to step away from my familiar life, and change my focus and direction, it was a scary choice. When we feel we have experienced too much pain, it’s often the powerful catalyst that drives us toward change.
Rebecca Gabrielle, author of "The Power of Soul Loving - a spiritual guide to love and freedom".
Rebecca Gabrielle has been able to see the magnificence and truth of people’s souls from an early age. With a background in psychology, counselling, life-coaching, spiritual development, and energy healing, Rebecca has fine-tuned her psychic and intuitive skills to connect with the Divine to receive and deliver messages of unconditional love. Through her writing, soul-coaching and card readings she assists people to reconnect with their true self so they can experience clarity, peace of mind, joy and passion for doing what they love.