From The Ground Up

Finding The Balance

That Works Best For You

I feel like I am in that movie Speed in that I have little to no control and I am trying to keep it at 50 miles per hour! I am racing around while things are blowing up. I need to take charge and take control of the wheel again! I have to turn inward and close out the world for a bit.

Inner Chaos Causes Outer Chaos! ~Unknown

I was finding relief, but not switching gears! I had to figure out a way to restore and maintain balance from within myself. It certainly has been a freeing experience in that it reenergizes me and recharges my whole being! I am able to find my natural rhythm and inner balance and tap into my inner strengths, talents and passions again.

My Top 5

  1. Living for TODAY and Being in the PRESENT.
  2. Slowing the Pace DOWN.
  3. Being Aware and Mindful.
  4. Letting GO and Releasing.
  5. Stopping BAD Habits and Creating a Solid Foundation.

 #1 – The Here and NOW!

I need to live in the here and now and not dwell on the past or focus on the future! I feel more connected to my whole being when in the present and taking in the moments one at a time. I feel like I am using my time and energy efficiently and effectively. I feel like I can slow down and still stay on track!

#2 – Slow and Easy

I am learning for me I prefer slowing it down a bit and taking it a little easier on my whole being! I cannot continue the pace when sprinting through my life to get to the next thing and then to the next thing. I feel overwhelmed and distracted and feel as if I am doing everything half arse! I feel more in control of my time and the energy I do put into things. I feel like I accomplish and achieve more in less time and in a more enjoyable way!

#3 – Tapping Into the Senses

I know I think in terms of fight or flight versus tapping into my senses and strengths! My senses keep me focused and in the present. By tapping into my senses I can be more aware and mindful in what is happening to me and around me!

Sight, Touch, Hearing, Smell, Tasting . . .

  • Connecting my feet with the ground.
  • Connecting my breathe with my whole being.
  • Connecting my sight to the details as well as the big picture.
  • Connecting my ears by listening instead of talking.
  • Connecting my sense of smell and taste in nourishing my whole being.

#4 – Letting Go and Releasing

The hardest lesson is to let go and relinquish control of what I HAVE NO CONTROL OVER! I have to stop overcomplicating and making it harder than it needs to be. I have to let go of making my life happen and let it progress on its own time. I need to find my path and journey along!

#5 – Breaking and Building

I need to break bad habits and stop some all together, especially if I become stagnant or even stuck! I need to build myself up and create a solid foundation. I need to come from a place of love instead of from a place of fear! I need to be open, embrace and lean into fear and the unknown as well as change and life transitions.


(Photos by RSheridan)

Here’s To Turning Inwards and Connecting With Yourself To Take Care Of Yourself, Your Needs and Your Whole Being! Love to Hear Your Thoughts, Please Share!

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