What a great feeling it is to turn your emotions around. To be able to transform pain, anger, and heartache into something beautiful and beneficial to yourself and others. Because not everyday is going to be outright amazing, but it can be satisfying. The truth is most days are just going to be okay, and some days are going to be a mix of OMG that was incredible and OMG somebody put me out of my misery. Whatever the type of day we have, remember that life is constantly moving. So if it is a glorious day feel gratitude for that moment, if it’s a shitty day feel gratitude knowing that you a blessed very shortly with a new moment and a new day.
Become the master of lemons, do not just stop at lemonade, make lemon cake, lemon water, lemon infused face masks, and any other lemony goodness you can come up with. Hell sometimes a plain on lemon can be just what you need. Whatever the case enjoy what you have but don’t be afraid to push for something better. Become the master alchemist of your life.
“Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness. How do you know this is the experience you need? Because this is the experience you are having at the moment.”
– Eckhart Tolle
For any of you that have every tried yoga you know that is definitely not for the faint of heart. Forty five minutes into a heated class, you’re dripping with sweat and find yourself in a comprising position. You feel the strain, your leg starts to shake… then the instructor whispers, “Just surrender. Stop resisting.” So you breathe, relax your muscles, and sink deeper into the pose; all former thoughts of giving up are released from your mind and body. You are present in the moment, giving it all you got by just being; and in the process you realize your mind and body has taking you a little further than before. You smile with accomplishment.
At times in life we become so resistant to our own growth because we have so many preconceived limitations and fears holding us back. Yet the moment we decide to surrender to our desires of greatness we realize we have infinite potential for growth. Of course we may feel anxiety and dis-ease at the thought of stepping outside of our comfort zone, but let us dismiss those thoughts, take a breath, and dive right in. I truly believe that one of our many purposes on earth is the mastery of self.
Life is meant to live, let us resist no longer.