Commit To You

“Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good. It is what you do that makes you good”

Malcolm Gladwell

            I found myself consumed by my own thoughts. Unable to enjoy being in the moment and being grateful for the life I have, right now, in this moment, as I type this. Something about being trapped in your own mind stops you from having a deeper connection with yourself and the world around you. I decided (After reading the Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle) that I would no longer be the Judge or the Victim of my own thoughts and that I would fully invest in being on a journey of finding inner peace. I hope that while I am still working on me that I can, in turn, help you.

 

 

The most important thing to realize is that we are not going to wake up and magically become the perfect person we’ve been judging ourselves for not being.  I decided that if I wanted to change I had to practice at it. Being conditioned to look at life a certain way doesn’t go away even if you have all the tools to do so, you have to work at it.

The first step in Hearherash Amara’s Warrior Goddess Training: Become the Woman You Are Meant To Be is to Commit To You.

Personally, I spent about two hours trying to debate with a man on why he shouldn’t break up with me. I am so used to people not being able to say no to me that I didn’t realize that I have no control over the natural ebb and flow of life. It was actually the awakening that I needed. I had to come to terms with the fact change is inevitable. The way in which you deal with change will determine whether or not you suffer or if you can open yourself to new possibilities and healing, that is where your power lays. Our deepest healing occurs when we are able to forgive ourselves and become our own best friends. The truth is that when you fight change, you suffer.

In my old reflections of power, I allowed my self-worth, strength, and value to depend on how well my outside world looked: boyfriend, school, job, friends, hair, clothes…etc. When things were not going accordingly my pain-body[1]  would take over and I would be filled with judgment and self-pity.

Amara states “The keystone to committing to yourself is simple: Learn to love all of who you are, flaws and all… When we create a life based on what we think we are supposed to do rather than from our own heart’s desire, we always feel like something is missing, that we are not quite free.”

There are four things we must remember in order to free ourselves from our old reflections of power:

  1. Be able to accept ALL parts of you and love you
  2. Being able to embrace change
  3. Finding A Greater connection to self
  4. Being able to let go of expectations and self-doubt

It is only when we truly begin to put these four things into practice that we are committing to ourselves.

[1] The Pain-Body is the accumulation of old emotional pain that almost all people carry in their energy field. It consists of negative emotions that were not faced, accepted, and then let go in the moment they arose. Discussed in depth by Eckhart Tolle in the Power Of Now

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4 Replies to “Commit To You”

  1. I appreciate you Kisha for sharing your thoughts on paper. I too have recently accepted myself for who I am. Why? Because I must move with accordance to nature; my nature. Your words have bestowed upon me the incentive to allow my light to shine with unconditional love for self. And that my flaws are a part of my being.

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  2. Great read I also had to enjoy being in the moment glad someone else is speaking on it. Thoughts can really over consume you even if you try to release it with writing or art etc.

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