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Embracing Fear- Turning Obstacles into Opportunities (meditation)

MINDFUL PAUSE PODCAST

Release Date: 06/09/2024

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hi there soul friend!

today, I am celebrating and doing a big ole’ happy dance!

I found my editor for my first book!

After finishing my book draft in January, I’ve been paralyzed by fear of failure and disappointment for three months, and haven’t done anything with it.

 

Last month during my yoga retreat in Bali, I had a major breakthrough and haven’t felt this free in over three years! I’ve been working on befriending my fears to move through my problems towards possibly.

 

So, last week, I did this meditation that I share in EP 194 of the MINDFUL PAUSE PODCAST, and then used chat GPT (I call her Lucy), to help me get unstuck. Within seconds after giving some parameters for a back of book blurb and my first chapter, Lucy created a succinct 150 word blurb. This gave me the inspiration to send this to some editors on reedsy.com and…

 

VOILA! Within an hour, all of those 3 months of fear transmuted into momentum.

 

Fear can feel so BIG, unknown and uncomfortable (and also at times comfortable, because it’s what we know).

 

But we have a choice – lean into fear or let it rule us?

 

When we lean into fear, listen to it, and move through it with love and courage, we unlock a freedom and creativity that expands our lives in unimaginable ways.

 

The potential of our dreams becomes bigger than the problems from fear.

 

In this week's podcast episode, we're exploring the nature of fear and how befriending it leads to true courage and creation.

 

we reflect on:

What do you truly want?

How is fear blocking this desire (patterns, habits, beliefs?)

Inviting fear in and understand why it's so afraid

What steps do you need to take to move forward?

 

Remember, you are brave.

You are supported. You are worthy.

You are enough. And you matter.

 

Much love,

Audrey