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Be The Light

SOUL SCHOOL with Audrey

Release Date: 09/16/2019

How to give yourself Body Kindness show art How to give yourself Body Kindness

SOUL SCHOOL with Audrey

In a world where we’re taught that thinner is better and being younger is more desirable, it’s hard for us to push through that noise and be stronger than societies expectations. My intention for my post was to inspire women to love themselves, not degrade themselves.

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Spirituality and Racial Injustice with Donte Quinine show art Spirituality and Racial Injustice with Donte Quinine

SOUL SCHOOL with Audrey

To celebrate episode 100 Today on the Soul School podcasts, I talk with Donte Quinine, a Tedx speaker, life coach and yoga leader about spirituality and racial injustice.

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What Would Someone Who Truly Loved Themselves Do? show art What Would Someone Who Truly Loved Themselves Do?

SOUL SCHOOL with Audrey

Although we can learn tactics for building self-love, sometimes we get stuck of how to actually put these tools into practice. It’s tough to rewire our brain patterns. This week’s mantra is when you get into conflict with yourself, ask: “what would someone who truly loved themselves do?” to help you shift out of your head and into your heart. www.AudreySuttonMills.co,

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Learning from Your Dark Shadows show art Learning from Your Dark Shadows

SOUL SCHOOL with Audrey

Shadows are a dark part of our personality that we often want to hide because it brings us shame. One tool is to give the shadow a personal name to help ease the self-inquiry process and help you stay open to learning about yourself so you can let go of judgment and be there for yourself to learn the lesson. Only when we can be with our uncomfortable feelings, then we can learn from them what they are trying to show us.

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How to REparent Yourself show art How to REparent Yourself

SOUL SCHOOL with Audrey

You have learned beliefs and patterns that you bring into your relationships with each other and yourself. Nothing is new. As children we’re very good at being in tune with our environment and very good at protecting ourselves to feel safe. Even if you had a good childhood, you learned ways of how to act by watching your caregivers, parents, siblings, cousins and their behaviors, beliefs and expectations. Reparenting is the act of giving yourself what you needed as a child.

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How to Generously listen to yourself (inner child meditation) show art How to Generously listen to yourself (inner child meditation)

SOUL SCHOOL with Audrey

This is a guided meditation to connect to your inner child. It is a simple and easy tool to create a ritual for yourself each day.

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Help for The People Pleaser show art Help for The People Pleaser

SOUL SCHOOL with Audrey

You don’t have to fix yourself You’re not broken. By feeling your feelings, you return to your wholeness. If you’re constantly fixing, numbing and ignoring in order to be happy, you will always be chasing this destination. Happiness is fleeting – just like any other emotion. By honoring Life’s ups and downs, being with yourself and feeling your feelings fully, you’ll be able to find happiness in the process, build worthiness in your new skills, and trust your resilience that you are brave, matur

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Self-forgiveness: How to Heal Wounds by Connecting With Your Inner Child show art Self-forgiveness: How to Heal Wounds by Connecting With Your Inner Child

SOUL SCHOOL with Audrey

The way we would talk to a child is so much different than we talk to our adult self. We’re harsh, judgmental and critical, but you would never be like that to a sweet young child. By connecting to the sweet little girl or boy in you, it’s easier to be kinder and softer to yourself. Creating a practice of self-forgiveness is one way you can begin to deepen your compassion towards yourself and expand your self-love. LMK if this is helpful: www.AudreySuttonMills.com. Join me for SOUL SCHOOL 10/5/2020

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4 Ways to Help When You Want to Quit show art 4 Ways to Help When You Want to Quit

SOUL SCHOOL with Audrey

Today, you'll learn 4 ways to help you combat your itty-bitty-shitty-committee when you get down in those dark places and want to quit. Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Don’t quit! You’re about to breakthrough. It’s happening. Keep going! LMK how this is helping you. Thank you for sharing, rating and reviewing this podcast! xo Audrey

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You're in Resistance When You're About to Transform show art You're in Resistance When You're About to Transform

SOUL SCHOOL with Audrey

This week’s mantra is: “I’m in resistance because I’m about to transform.”

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EP 64: Be The Light 

My friend, Cameasha is one of the people who always exude a positive light. Her light is real, not just a mask of positivity or affirmations. It’s in her DNA, her beliefs and values to always be the light. It’s her mantra that she lives every day.

So, I’m adopting it this week and I invite you to too.

We live in a world that’s so divided. We’re busy and stressed. We’re unconsciously reacting. You can’t depend on other people to be the light. YOU HAVE to be the light.

What does being the light look like? Gandhi said “Be the Change you wish to see in the world.” It all starts with you.

What if you worked on improving yourself without expectations of others? Often times, we change ourselves, but don’t let go of expectations of others and get frustrated that nothing is changing. Like “we changed, now you change too. I’m positive, but it didn’t work on this person. I’m doing the work, now you be conscious too.”

That’s not being the light. That’s being manipulative. 

You don’t know what other people are going through. They may not have the conscious tools like you do to be more mindful and kind. What you say and do may make all the difference in another person’s day, without you even knowing it.

You’re going to put effort in your day, so why not put effort in being the light, especially in those dark circumstances. Also, Life becomes really nice when you don’t let others affect you. it’s nicer to be in an abundant state and know you have control of yourself, and not others. You don’t take on their shit.

Being the light is subtle. When you work on your own awakening, without needing to control external things like the result or a person, your perspective expands and your heart softens. You can see that really being the light is being in a pure state of love without putting your crap onto someone else or taking on their crap. You can be compassionate, encouraging, forgiving, kind without the blame, shame or keeping score.

There is something magical that just works when you let go of your expectations of changing yourself to change others. You’re in the flow. You are the change you wish to see in the world. You are the light.