Every Sunday in January I'll share a low key idea for slowing down and taking a much needed self care break. If you like them and the feed back is good I'll keep them up. Be sure to leave a comment and let me know what is helpful.
Yesterday I was preparing to teach a vision and goal setting workshop at the studio for a private group. I wanted to be clear in a message. I wrote up the following meditation about unchaining our dreams. I thought it might be nice to share with all of you.
Grab a pen and notebook an marinate on this...
I want to help you dream big. To get you outside of your box. Don't think in terms of what you currently have or what you have done. Think in terms of possibilities.
Take the chains off of your dreams.
Think in terms of could happen. Get excited about what you could accomplish. Take the rules off. We self-impose rules that aren't actually there. We really can do what we want. Where there is a will there is a way. It's within our power. It's within our grasp. The future is ripe with possibility. The future is ripe with potential. The future is begging us to take the chains off of our dreams. The future is begging us to prepare for the POSSIBILITY of what's next. If we have desires we should go after them. If we have dreams we need to unchain them.
Do you dream of scuba diving, opening your own business, running a 5k, going on a trip to Italy, growing your business, going back to school, riding a bike more, spending time blogging or learning to meditate? These are things you can do and so much more. There are lots of things that chain up your dreams and desires. They are tied up in bows of "If only's and when I's". If only I pay off my debt If only I'd go back to school When the kids are out of the house When I loose 10 pounds When tax season is over When my project is completed When I get promoted
The Future isn't promised.
Take those self-imposed chains off. We don't need them. We are so much bigger than those chains. If you want it, GO FOR IT! go for what you need to fill up your soul because no one else can do it for you. Do you want to quilt, learn to knit, take a writing class, finish the novel tucked away, take a yoga class?
We have potential that is tucked away in a box hidden deep in our hearts and we let those If only's and When I's get in the way. We are setting our own boundaries. We are setting our own rules. We are the only ones who can put limits on our life. Truly. If you want something, go for it. Unlock that desire. Wake up that want. Cultivate the desire for what you want more of in your life and take the chains off your dreams.