From late 2010 to early 2014, I had the privilige of balancing nearly 100 brains. In that time, I worked for two very different neurofeedback clinics, and had found a way, post-corporate living, to use my desire to help people in my work. Despite having zero...
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I’d like to share with you the top 5 strategies I use in my own healing, and in the prayers I send to the people in my community who are struggling, to amplify the energy and intention for wellness.
Today I had to break up with a couple of clients I love. I love their vision, their commitment, their passion… but every time I sat down to do work for them, I hit a big wall of resistance. They were also the first client whose deadline I missed – by a long shot. (I’m actually pretty anal about deadlines and I don’t commit to something I can’t complete on the discussed schedule, so this was a REALLY big deal for me.) Every day that went by had me feeling heavier… guiltier… and UGH… shameful.
What if I told you that just because you CAN help someone, doesn’t mean you SHOULD?
Does it feel icky?
Do you feel like a selfish jerk?
I get it… I really do.
But here is the thing, sweet one… as a recovering over-giver, I have a bit of advice I’d like to share. You can take it if it resonates for you, and leave it if it doesn’t. (Please kindly hold back any eff yous, etc. I get it, I’m not for everybody.)
A lot of people find it surprising that I consider myself to be an introvert… you wouldn’t know it to chat with me. I’m not exactly SHY (see the pink hair!), and because of my theatre and improv training, I am good on my feet and handle social situations pretty well.
But on the inside? TOTAL FREAKIN’ MUSH. Like the quivering, wallflowery type of mush. (Especially now that I don’t use alcohol as a crutch for my social anxiety.)