I’ve been having these subtle panic moments lately, where I catch this hyper-vigilant part inside of me begin to scan for impending danger!! A response I can have to real, soul happiness, if I’m not careful….
Thankfully, I learnt allot about this when I was in mentorship with my beautiful teacher @myenergymentor
Lynette used to remind me to look out for my ‘change back behaviors’ when life begins to pick up or when I’m in the midst of actioning powerful change…
We all have our own glass ceiling for how much happiness we allow ourself to feel, whether consciously or unconsciously, based on our life history and set point.
When this happens it can be like this safety break we put on for our self. A very smart protective mechanism to stop disappointment, shock, being cut down, things being too good to be true… etc. sometimes feeling good can feel uncomfortable, foreign even.
I’m sure you’ve experienced a version of it in your life.
If we have had a lot of shock in our early years, this can be turned up fairly high.
Some signs we may be ‘stopping our self’ can look like - ceasing our healthy habits, starting up old low self worth habits all of a sudden, we can start to over consume, swing out of balance, shut down, hide, start showing up late for important things, etc etc. the list goes on.
So how do we hold ourself in our happiness?
Awareness is the key. We notice our patterns. When I feel really good, is there a subtle fear that bubbles up after?
Then what happens?? How much goodness do I allow in?
When I go to break the good habits I have put in place, and start to rationalize not needing them any more, or a sudden invalidation of what we have known to be good for us and working… these are some potential red flags. Then we hold ourself through the temptation of shutting down.
Because as is the nature of life, less happy times arrive…
And my prayer is, that we all find the safety and the courage to fill lean in to our happy moments, so we don’t miss out on all the goodness that has to offer. x
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