Nature knows best. Stop worrying.

There is no rush in nature. No frenzy. No confusion. Everything is in perfect working order. And so are you.

Nature knows best

There is no rush in nature. No frenzy. No confusion. Everything is in perfect working order. When a tree is left alone, it thrives. Day by day, it grows. Things fall into place and it lives out its life’s purpose — to give birth to new life and to evolve to be the best version of itself.

That’s nature. And we’re no different.

Yet we live in fear. Like it takes miracles to survive and live a life that’s meaningful and purposeful and full of abundance. Here’s the thing: You’re already a living miracle. And so is every living thing around you.

We are perfectly capable of becoming our best selves. Yet, it feels so hard to get there. At least, that’s how it feels when you fight nature — your own DNA-based nature. If we rest into who we are, allow the flow of our gifts, talents and ideas to come forward, without worrying about fitting in, we can thrive — and humanity can advance. Everyone is lifted when we do this now and for generations to come.

And the concept that it’s not practical to just allow, that we must push on, hustle, convince life to be on our side, is based in the belief that there is no natural momentum in our life. That we must do all the work.

This is the fundamental flaw in modern society.

Life has its own momentum. The moment each living thing is conceived, an unknown energy causes life to begin. And begin it will. Thrive it will. It’s in its DNA to not only survive, but to THRIVE where it’s planted.

So how are you different? Are you not of this earth? Is your life governed by laws other than those of nature?

The plant, the fish, the bear — they all are born with an instinctual understanding of their life purpose. They understand that to accomplish their life purpose requires them to thrive. So they spend their time caring for themselves so they can thrive and realize their full potential.

You are no different.

So let’s not overthink it. Let’s get still, and listen. And throughout your day, follow your instinct. Stay focused on why you’re here and what you came to contribute.

Generations of human beings have done this. They have followed their instinct and their curiosity, their desire to live better than those who taught them, and created incredible innovation and discovery. Fire, electricity, plates, bowls, ships, shoes, vaccines, glasses, plumbing, computers, internet, telephones.… All these things have made our ability to thrive and be connected so much easier.

But somehow along the way, we lost the whole point of this life. We experienced so much abundance that we now believe life is all about the pursuit of more abundance … like the code written in our DNA to live better than those before us is working on overdrive. And yet the whispers that guide us to our ultimate potential have been silenced.

But something is happening. A change in the way we desire to live is starting to make its way to the surface so we can hear it. It’s almost like the more we suppress it, the more the pressure builds, and the only way for it to be released is for it to be heard. To be understood. To be lived. It’s nature’s way, and it’s having its way with us now.

We are shifting as human beings. Our collective consciousness is starting to realize that in our pursuit of no-risk survival and our attempt to avoid pain, hurt and struggle, we’re missing a key aspect of ourselves: our spiritual connection to who we are and why we’re here.

While you may think this isn’t required for survival, it is. The disconnect that is caused by not being seen and heard as you are for who you are causes so much pain that it gets expressed in rage, greed, apathy. We shut down from our natural instincts to thrive, together, and turn on one another. We can’t stand to be disconnected from who we are. We just haven’t realized that this is our main issue as a human race: our disconnectedness.

When I finally sought help through coaching, these are the words I used to describe what got me there: “I feel like my soul is dying.” And I’ve spoken to dozens of women who have said the same thing — they feel an ache in their body that causes such pain that they shut down. Numb themselves. Feel lost and broken.

We’re not lost and broken, we’re in the process of being found. We are the people who will allow our instinct to guide us. Not our titles, the cars we drive or how much we do, but instead, by how close we are to feeling fully realized as living in our TRUTH.

So how will you look at your life differently when you understand that life has its own momentum that takes no effort on your part? It started the moment you were conceived and will continue, on its own, until you cross over to wherever we go after this beautiful experience.

Please know that there is a truth written in your soul that is seeking to be expressed. And it knows the way, if you allow it, to live a life that feels just right with no fear. It trusts in your own ability to know the way by following your instinct. That’s its purpose, after all: to give you comfort as it leads you to exactly where you’re supposed to go. To give you that deep knowing that what you’re doing is exactly what you’re supposed to be doing because it feels so right. Follow it. When you’re stuck, be still. Ask. Listen. And you will know.

It always knows the way. Trust it. Follow it and allow it to create its greatest innovation: YOU.


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