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Wholehearted Living in 2023


Happy New Year, Dear One!


Wholehearted living is about embracing all aspects of yourself, both the good and the bad, and letting go of the idea of who you think you're supposed to be. It's about living authentically and being true to yourself, rather than trying to fit into a mold or meet society's expectations.


One of the biggest obstacles to wholehearted living is the fear of being judged or rejected by others. We often try to hide our true selves in order to fit in or be accepted, but this only leads to feelings of disconnection and unhappiness. The key to wholehearted living is learning to let go of this fear and embracing who you truly are.


One way to do this is through self-compassion. Self-compassion is the ability to be kind and understanding towards ourselves, even when we make mistakes or fall short of our expectations. It involves recognizing that we are all human and that it's normal to have flaws and imperfections. By practicing self-compassion, we can learn to accept ourselves for who we are and let go of the need to constantly strive for perfection.


Another important aspect of wholehearted living is being mindful of our thoughts and emotions. Many of us have a tendency to ruminate on negative thoughts and feelings, which can lead to feelings of depression and anxiety. By learning to be mindful of these thoughts and feelings, we can learn to let them go and focus on the present moment.


One way to do this is through meditation or mindfulness practices such as yoga. These practices can help us to become more aware of our thoughts and emotions, and learn to let them pass without getting caught up in them.


Another important aspect of wholehearted living is having a sense of purpose and meaning in our lives. When we have a sense of purpose, we are more likely to be engaged and fulfilled in our lives, rather than feeling lost or aimless.


One way to find a sense of purpose is to explore your passions and interests. What are the things that bring you joy and fulfillment? By pursuing these things, you can find a sense of purpose and meaning in your life.


In order to fully embrace who you are, it's important to let go of the idea of who you think you're supposed to be. This means letting go of the expectations of others and society, and instead, focusing on what is truly important and meaningful to you.


It's also important to let go of the idea that you need to be perfect. Perfectionism can prevent us from embracing our true selves, as we are constantly striving to meet an impossible standard. Instead, try to focus on progress and self-improvement, rather than perfection.


At the end of the day, wholehearted living is about embracing all aspects of yourself, both the good and the bad, and letting go of the idea of who you think you're supposed to be. It's about living authentically and being true to yourself, rather than trying to fit into a mold or meet society's expectations. By practicing self-compassion, being mindful of our thoughts and emotions, and having a sense of purpose and meaning in our lives, we can learn to let go of our fears and embrace who we truly are.


If you are needing support in your journey, consider reaching out. I’d love to hear from you.


Namaste, 


Lea, xo


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