Are you waiting to be chosen?

If I abandon my authentic self in an attempt to be chose, even if they choose me... I will KNOW it wasn’t me they chose. ⁣⁣This can lead to anger, resentment, sadness + depression. ⁣⁣Here’s how it showed up for me…⁣ I didn’t set or honor my boundaries ⁣ I felt obligated to say yes when I wanted to say no ⁣ I was afraid to slow down — let alone stop⁣ I was demanding perfection from myself⁣ I was using my inner critic...

Your body’s needs ARE your schedule

Your body's needs aren't an interruption to your schedule, they ARE your schedule I got sick 2 days before Christmas.⁣Getting sick was NOT in my calendar. ⁣⁣In the past, I would have pushed through. ⁣⁣I would have forced my body to do the things I had scheduled because I used to believe that my schedule was more important than my body’s needs.⁣⁣This time, I surrendered. ⁣⁣My body’s needs became my schedule. ⁣⁣I...

Sabotage is a solution

The ones I loved were watching me destroy myself and declare it was in service to them If our needs are unmet as children, we can develop a belief that we are unworthy of being taken care of.    ⁣We create this belief because as small children, we think that everything happening in our environment is a reflection of us.⁣⁣So if our needs are unmet, we make it mean that it's happening because there is something wrong with us.⁣When I...

Who am I if I’m not doing?

I was afraid of who I'd be if I stopped "doing"   I was a zero sum thinker. ⁣ ⁣ 𝘇𝗲·𝗿𝗼-𝘀𝘂𝗺⁣ ⁣ /ˈˌ𝘇𝗶𝗿ōˈ𝘀ə𝗺/⁣ ⁣ 𝗮𝗱𝗷𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲⁣ - relating to or denoting a situation in which whatever is gained by one side is lost by the other.⁣ ⁣ My thinking, the byproduct of my wounded masculine, patriarchal programming had me convinced that life was a competition with only 1...

Whatever it takes

You will miss the journey in your race to the finish line I spent much of my life rushing to a finish line that didn’t exist + while missing the journey that did⁣⁣I was working for my worthiness like it was a thing waiting for me at the end of my never-ending to do list ⁣⁣Earlier this year, my body let me know she was done tolerating what she’d been tolerating (amazingly well!) for so many years ⁣⁣She got sick⁣⁣My diet had...

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