We’ve arrived: the final post about power loss and how to live from a powerful center. So far, we covered losing our power by: giving it away, negative self-talk and saying yes when we mean no (aka finding our big Yes). We’ve also explored several easy, accessible ways to get our power back.
Here we cover the last two ways to lose power: allowing limiting beliefs to determine our choices & disconnecting from our essential self.
I’m always happy for new opportunities, new learning and ways to support my community. There was a time when I happily said yes to everyone I loved and to all new opportunities that crossed my path.
My life was full and on many levels, I was satisfied. However, when I began growing a wonderful love relationship, I wanted time, energy and space for myself and for the relationship. I found I couldn’t do that without letting go of some things. Thus begun my exploration of finding my big Yes.
Have you had days when you feel fatigued, but don’t know why? Or you may feel like a part of you is missing? If this sounds familiar, you may be giving away your power.
There are many ways we can lose our power and get knocked off balance. We explore 5 of them in the next 5 posts, with easy tips to begin to get your energy back and find you center again. The first way of losing our power we explore is...
We give it away! It’s true - giving away our power is common. We give it away by:
Earlier this year, during a painful time, I was alarmed to notice an impulse to look outside myself to deal with my discomfort. Not the kind of looking-outside-myself that meant seeking support from a therapist, friend or mentor. More the kind that was me waiting for something to arrive and magically remove me from my pain (or it from me). This state of waiting for something (divine intervention??) led to more pain, as I felt little sense of power or authority over my circumstance or feelings.
When I came out on the other side of this experience, I was curious about this impulse to hand over my power, especially when it clearly only caused me more pain. Thus began my exploration of Right Relationship with Self.
I'm Eleni and I'm a shamanic practitioner and shapeshifter dedicated to creating deeper connections to place, community and my little family. I'm intentional with putting my energy towards creating the type of world I want to live in.