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I am wondering if an inner Queen can be a central or organizing force for us to find our sovereign Center, our innate wholeness. Maybe it is the Queen archetype that is missing in all of us and the world after all these centuries of male dominated patriarchy. Owning this inner Queen will help you balance the masculine (yang) energy of doing, working, fighting, striving, analyzing, and competing that dominates our society.
We need to embrace our emotions as messengers that help us survive or thrive. We need to take the time to be honest and feel what is arising. Emotions arise and move through quickly. If we remain present to them, we can better understand what those messages are and how to use those messages to better navigate life.
It’s a new year and many people are talking about doing a cleanse or a detox. Many of these programs entail fasting, juice cleanses, enema cleanses or perhaps Beyonce’s Lemonade Diet that became a popular rapid weight loss and detox remedy. I am not a fan of any of these to say the least as some can do more harm than good. I’ve seen people lose muscle mass, get really hangry, bloated or constipated. Who needs that?!
Literally everyone I know is tired – physically, mentally, and emotionally. I am so very, very tired of the pandemic and all that goes with it – I’m sure you are too! Nothing is simple right now and so much is unknown, and that is draining. So “ are we tired are burnt out? Read on to explore the nuances.
We have all been on an emotional roller coaster ride the last few years. Rates of anxiety and depression are higher as stressors pile up. As the pandemic continues, it’s been hard to let our guard down and relax. However, for the sake of our physical and mental health we must find a way to regulate our nervous system. It sounds simplistic, but a powerful way to do that is through savoring moments of joy and peace that can be found during our everyday lives.
Healing from the Center begins with identifying who is behind the steering wheel of your life. It begins with you at Your Center “ not your diagnosis or your problems. How are you relating to yourself and your life? Let’s begin there as this post explores what is meant by the Center and how it feels to operate from it.
Sure, life can knock us off-center. But what if we operated in our lives from our Center? From the Center, we can reframe our illness and challenges as opportunities for learning and growth. These challenges present us a reflection of where we are coming from (choices, perception and beliefs) and are guides to getting us back on track.