Saying ‘YES!’

 

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.” – Marianne Williamson

 

Just recently I have said “yes” to a lot more.

Opened myself up to new experiences.

Because why not?

I used to say. “It’s not really my thing.” or “I could never do that.”

But I’ve found life has been more interesting and varied by saying “yes.”

I have been more brave. More outgoing. More vibrant and excited about what life may have for me right around the next corner.

I have learned more about myself.

I have listened to my inner voice calmly.

And when I am physically saying “no” it often says …”why not?”

And why not?

Life has a way of figuring it all out for us no matter what happens.

It has a plan for us.

We can’t control any of it.

It guides us, not the other way around

So I have learned to let go of the reigns and let life lead the way.

As Marianne Williamson says;

“Nothing binds you except your thoughts; nothing limits you except your fear; and nothing controls you except your beliefs.” 

I was fearful.

I believed I was small, shy, quiet.

That’s what I was told.

I felt it from a young age.

But I always knew I had it in me – that fire somewhere inside.

I had felt moments of bravery every so often.

So I finally took a big gulp and said a roaring “YES!”

Now I don’t feel so small. I am not as shy and  I’m definitely not quiet anymore!

I feel bold. Fearless. Powerful.

HAPPY!

Once you invite in one new experience…another comes along…and another.

Not all the things I have done have been amazing but I have learnt something from each one.

I have opened up possibilities for my life that I could never have imagined.

Each day now holds an opportunity and it makes me want to get up in the morning to live well.

My mantra now is  ‘always do your best‘ and that seems to keep me centered in all my tasks.

So what are you waiting for?

What messages has your inner voice been giving you?

What are the things you want to change? To throw your passion into?

Do it. Start it today. Begin now.

Be bold. Be brave. Be you.

“Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it!” –  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Yours Authentically

Emma

You can read more of me on Medium

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