7 Signs Your Soul May Be Suffering & How To Heal It
Do any of these describe you?
- You find it difficult to appreciate the present moment because you’re either focused on a past or future event
- You feel stuck in an aspect of your life and you don’t know how to get yourself unstuck
- You don’t know how to really enjoy life without keeping busy
- You act like you have most of it together, but on the inside you feel like you’re falling apart
- You are tired and are running out of ways to stay positive
- Your body and/or mind are starting to show signs of distress
- Deep down you know something isn’t right, but either you can’t pinpoint it or you are afraid to acknowledge it
If some of these describe you, you’re not alone!
We’ve all heard of the importance of the mind-body-spirit connection, yet most of us put our spirit, our soul, last – leaving us out of balance and setting us up for pain and suffering. When we are stuck in limiting patterns, we tend to act out in unloving and unhealthy ways, blinded by fear and perhaps doubt, unable to see our unlimited potential. Some times we navigate through life unaware of these patterns, until some challenge show up that looks like loss, lack, or limitation. Even though positive thinking and actions are essential, we must first get to the root of our suffering. which can only be found within ourselves.
Take it from me: Don’t wait to nourish your soul until your body starts to show signs of dis-ease!
Long story short- for approximately 3 years, I could feel that something inside of me was going dim, but I justified putting everyone else’s needs ahead of my own, so I ignored it. My rationale was that if I could hold out and help everyone else around me heal their own personal wounds, I would then would dedicate my energy to taking care of myself. For a while, I likened and my situation to the movie, the Titanic, specifically to the scene of the steel doors closing to seal off the flooded compartments, fatally trapping many of the workers. I thought of myself as the man who as was waiting to help save as many of the workers as he could before slipping himself under the door at the very last minute. Like the man in the movie, I was determined to hold out as long as I could to help those around me, but in the …read more
Source: Steven Aitchison