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Body Wisdom Project {Believing Moon}

Body Wisdom Project

This moonth’s focus word for the Body Wisdom Project is believe.  The Believing Moon…..as I like to think of it.  There are many ways to interpret that word and even more ways to apply it. My intention is to hold onto what I know of the word and let it be my partner as I investigate the wisdom the body has to offer.

This has brought up a lot of uncertainty for me.  What does it mean to believe in my body?  What does it look like to live in a way which honors the wisdom of my body as if it is real…as if I can believe in it and trust in it?

I think belief in the messages of the body is something that grows stronger with practice. It is like the best friend who is shy at first but who talks more and shares more as they discover that you are willing to listen and hold a space for them.  The body wants to be heard.

Like every body, mine has its fair share of aches and pains, stories and wounds.  The Body Wisdom Project has helped me cultivate a relationship with my body so that I can hear the course towards bringing peace to the storms of the body.  The medicine it needs varies.  Sometimes I have listened and heard that I needed a certain food or supplement, more water, or a certain kind of movement.  Sometimes I needed to place my hand on the wound and bring attention to it…..like a long, embrace.

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Most recently, I have found myself needing a kind of comfort that I don’t know how to give myself…..a kind of comfort that felt like it had to come from something greater than me.  In those moments when my body and spirit have desired deep renewal, I have felt myself remembering my mother and grandmothers, teachers and mentors who have passed.  I remembered what it felt like as a child to have my hair and face stroked by my mother….attentive and loving.  My imagination took me to a place where these Wise Women surrounded me, and as they gathered around, I noticed my body sinking into a profound relaxation.  I sighed.  I took it in.  And then, I made the decision to BELIEVE.

This kind of imagining is what I call Sacred Play.  It has become one of my favorite creative acts. I love that it has shown itself in The Body Wisdom Project.   As the Moon makes her way to darkness again, I will continue to explore, along with Jessica of Hearth Roots, how the word believe relates to the body.

Do you have a bit of Body Wisdom to share?  I would love to hear it!

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Just a reminder, too, that there are just a few days left to take advantage of the special coaching package I am offering. 

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Saying YES to a program like this is not saying YES to me….it is an invitation for you to say YES to yourself….YES to your dreams…. YES to that part of yourself that wants to ride the edge of growth into a place of newness, a place of discovery.

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We Now Interrupt this Regularly Scheduled Program

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If you have been hanging out with me since the first of the year, you might be expecting a post for This Sense-sational Life today. Or perhaps some words of wisdom from the Body Wisdom Project.  Well, I have a Sense that I am coming down with a little something, so I am going to listen to my body’s wisdom and tuck in for a bit of self-care.

In the meantime, please enjoy this Full Moon Meditation I was saving for a rainy day….or if you have been anywhere around my neck of the woods, you will know I was saving it for a super windy day!

Be well!

Full Moon Meditation

If you know someone who might enjoy this Full Moon Meditation, please feel free to share the link with them. They just might need it. 

Here is a list of the senses we have explored since the first of the year…

Just a reminder, too, that there are just a few days left to take advantage of the special coaching package I am offering. 

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Saying YES to a program like this is not saying YES to me….it is an invitation for you to say YES to yourself….YES to your dreams…. YES to that part of yourself that wants to ride the edge of growth into a place of newness, a place of discovery.

Want more info about working with me, including a FREE Discovery Session?

Special Coaching Offer

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Working on Workshops

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On Tuesday’s This Sense-sational Life post, I talked about the Sense of Choice and my shift from working for someone else to building a life around my dreams.  This week, my dreams are in front of me in a big way.  On Saturday I will be presenting at the South Western Unitarian Universalist Women’s Conference along with Jessica of Heath Roots.  I will also set up my art as a vendor.  What fun!

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Whole Woman Workshop

Jessica and I are sharing our Whole Woman Workshop there.  During the event, we invite women to come into the circle of sisterhood and explore through dance, storytelling, and doll making the essence of who they are as a woman.  You know you love what you are doing when you just can’t wait to do the work in front of you….and that is the case with this workshop.  I will let you know how it goes.

Touch Drawing

Last week I taught a Touch Drawing workshop at the Art Center of Corpus Christi.  I had a wonderful blend of individuals coming together to explore what was a new technique for many of them.  I loved watching them wade slowing into the process of going inward and discovering what wished to be expressed with the hands.  Working with a new media or a new technique can force a Creative to step outside their routine and engage the actual process of being creative.  That can be an uncomfortable place, but on the other side of the fear we often discover something about ourselves that we had maybe forgotten….like what it feels like when we don’t give up, how we act in the face of uncertainty, and the joy of embracing curiosity.

 This quirky woman began as a touch drawing of mine and grew into a mixed media piece.

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I think it is inevitable that while we work on one kind of project our mind brings up other similar projects for us to toy with.  I love to take full advantage of those times.  They provide yummy ideas and energy to boost creativity.  This has definitely been the case with all the workshops I have been planning.  These two have led me to think about the workshop I am teaching at the Creatives Celebrating Sisterhood Retreat in Wisconsin this coming April.

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The workshop I am teaching there is near and dear to my heart.  It began as a seed when I was working on my Masters in Counseling.  Passport to Dreams Come True.  It came out of my love of bookmaking, doll making, and helping others nurture their creative spirit.

Passport to Dreams Come True

Within each of us is space where dreams take seed. Art is the perfect medium for accessing the symbols, stories, and inspiration to help those dreams become a reality. Join Rachél Payne as she introduces journaling techniques for exploring your inner landscape and blends them with bookmaking for a dynamic and transformative creative adventure. You will walk away with a process for accessing your heart’s desire and a work of art which documents your own personal journey to it’s discovery.

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Plan on hearing lots more about this Art Retreat.  Starting early April, I am hitting the road as I drive up the center of the country and back again on my own creative journey!

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This Sense-Sational Life {choice}

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This Sense-sational Life is a blogging series that explores the senses as a way of cultivating a more mindful, connected life.  This week’s post touches on one of the senses I have been working with for the last year as I moved from being employed by other to starting my journey as a Soul Proprietor. It has been one of the most amazing adventures of my life that come our of a Sense of Choice.

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Sense of Choice

My husband, Eric, is fascinated with the symbolism of The Crossroads.  He looks for it in movies, mythology, legend, and in his own life.  Because we share so much, I have taken to looking for it as well…..and learning from it. 

We all find ourselves at The Crossroads from time to time.  We stand there with the opportunity awaiting us to change paths.  Sometimes we know we are coming to The Crossroads. Sometimes we call it to us. And other times, it arrives out of the blue. 

The Crossroads can bring with them a new chance, perhaps leading us closer to a dream, or it may feel forced upon us, unwanted, never asked for, and not welcomed. However it comes, The Crossroads put a choice in our hands about how we handle them, how we frame the change. 

I came to The Crossroads in October 2011 when I discovered my life offering me a change.  I had been studying counseling and working with victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, but my passion for helping others nurture a more creative lifestyle began moving me into life coaching, offering expressive arts workshops and e-courses, massage therapy, as well as, sharing my own art with the world.

I remember the night I discovered I had a decision to make. I loved the work I did at the shelter. I loved the opportunity to be an agent of change in a venue that so desperately needed it, but I also recognized I was moving away from my dreams and my vision for my life.  You see, in my early twenties I looked inside at what I wanted to be when I grew up.  What I saw there was a confident woman who worked with others both one-on-one and in large crowds to help them connect with their innate ability to be creative.  I saw myself traveling to give inspirational talks, writing about the subject, and providing an avenue for profound change for people world wide.  For a long time, I didn’t know how to do that.  When I discovered blogging, a door was opened.  However, I had also found the work at the domestic violence shelter meaningful and knew I needed to be there for some amount of time.  The question was, how long?  My dream was calling me more strongly with every day.

I told my husband I wished I was brave enough to stay. That’s when The Crossroads revealed themselves to me. 

How many times had I sat with a woman on the verge of making a move into a life she wished for and witnessed her having to make the decision between staying in what  she knew but what might not be working any longer or risking the unknown to step into her hopes.  I thought being brave meant staying with the important work I was doing with those women and sacrificing my own dreams for theirs.  Then I saw the other way was brave as well. Maybe brave was following the call of my heart.

When I realized I could be brave on either path, following my heart became easier.

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That began my shift into full time work for myself, now just over a year ago. With each passing month, I figure out a new piece of the puzzle, I grow in confidence, and see my vision more fully coming into shape.  Sure there are days when I miss the work I did, but the satisfaction that comes with knowing I am working for my dreams and helping others bring their creativity to the world makes a spark fire up in me that just makes me melt.

So how do we cultivate the Sense of Choice? 

For me, part of the equation is to become more and more aware of the choices that are put in front of us.  Some choices have become easy with practice.  What station will I listen to when I get in the car? What do I watch on TV Thursday nights?  Bath or shower?  Russet potatoes or sweet?  White, pink, blue or yellow packet….or maybe none at all? 

Some things we know because we have made an over-reaching decision about them.  But some things are up for change, some things are new territory.  In these instances, I like to believe that my choice will be made by balancing just enough information with a bit of clarity and a bit of intuition.  Then, I will try to determine The Next Right Move and trust that no matter what happens, I can always move to a new space. 

I give myself permission to flub up.  I learn from the choices I make and try not to beat myself up if it doesn’t go just right.  And when I do get it right, I celebrate. 

I would love to hear about your Sense of Choice.  How do you make the choices that are in front of you?  What do you do to make choice-making easier for you?  What is working?  Where do you need to make a choice in your life today? 

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Who loves ya, baby?!

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Love is in the air!  I especially feel it after the great Party Line call we had last night. Big thanks to all the Creatives who called in during it and for those who sent well wishes!  You made me feel very blessed that I get to do what I love.

Speaking of love, I want to share some with you.

As you may recall, I chose the word GIFT as my focus word for the year.  I have been exploring it in a variety of ways and enjoying where it is taking me. Today is a perfect day for that word.

I want to share my gifts with you, help you expand the sharing of your gift to the world, and make it as easy as I can for you to do that, so I put together a special offer for coaching that is good through the end of February.  I think you will find that it is very generous.  I am planning on over-delivering here.  I have been studying about the law of abundance and weaving that mindset into the work I do, and I want you to benefit from it.

 

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My Special Coaching Offer…

February is the Month of Love so Creativity Tribe is diving in!

First part…….Free Discovery Session

For the month of February I will be offering a free 30 minute Discovery Session, one per person, to help you and I discover what is calling you to coaching and to figure out if we might be a match for working together.  Coaching is a very personal relationship, so I want to make sure we are on track for making the most out of our shared time.

Second part…….Special Coaching Offer through February

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After we have determined we are a good match for each other, you can take advantage of my 30 by 30 times 3 offer.  That means 30 minute sessions for $30, up to 3 sessions per person. Sessions may be used within one month of purchase. It is a great way to move you closer to the life you dream for yourself.  I look forward to sharing the journey with you!

Taking Advantage of the Valentine Special

To take part of the special, simply contact me by email.Rae@CreativityTribe.com

For more about working with me…..

Want to know more? 

About Rachél: Hop over to my about page and meet me on “paper.”  Find out what I am passionate about and what inspired me to become a coach.
About Coaching: Get a sense of my coaching style and discover my favorite part of coaching…hint: it involves YOU!
Work with Rachél:  Wanna know more about HOW I work, what is important in a coaching relationship?
Our Journey Together: Discover some of the areas our journey together might start.

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This Sense-sational Life {blessing}

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This Sense-sational Life is a blogging series that explores the senses as a way of cultivating a more mindful, connected life.  This week’s post is inspired by a women’s ceremony called The Blessing Way.

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The women gathered around one woman whose body was round with child. A first-time mother joined by the first-time father.  The grandparents beaming.  The friends fluttered around in excitement…in anticipation…and then, in celebration.  It began with food. It always begins with food. Then the showering of gifts.

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Booties, lots of booties. Onesies adorned with cute sayings, stripes and the occasional monkey. Crocheted this and that.  The mother’s smile growing, the vision of the family’s life taking shape.

All of this was traditional. It is how my mother was showered by her friends, how in my family women have witnessed the coming of the child for generations.

But a new tradition has come to being among some of my friends.  The tradition has its roots in the Navajo Blessingway ceremony but in truth is only a resemblance of the intention of that ceremony.  This tradition has been spreading among women’s circles for awhile but is still very new for some.  The Blessing Way can be used anytime someone wishes to honor or create a transition in their life or wishes to bring themselves or their loved ones goodness, beauty, success, order, or harmony.

 

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We each brought a bead, presenting it to her, lending her strength and hope.  As we did the stories that were passed between the gifter and the mother became a gift to all who heard them.  Nervous laughter was the first sign that we were taken the circle to a deeper place. Only the mother knew everyone there so as we opened to her, we were having to trust in the virtue of those she counted dear.  But the opening happened.  Her mother came forward, offering her wisdom.  As she did I remembered that her mother sat with me in the minutes before I walked down the aisle, when my mother who had passed away long before could not. I knew the interaction between them would take the circle even deeper.  Then her father came forward.  We were surprised he would go there with us. He spoke eloquently, like a poet, directly from the heart, saying what every little girl needed to hear from her dad. The connections were deep and quick.

The bowl filled with beads, each with their own story, each holding the energy of a blessing. 

When I walked away from the shower, I was tired from the work of the day.  My spirit, however, was filled…was overflowing.  I knew I must speak of a Sense of Blessing with you this week.  This is only one way to create blessing in life.  Through out the week, explore with me what blessing looks like for you…what if feels like in your body.  Ask yourself how you know you are blessed and how you know when you are blessing another.  Share your thoughts in the comments. And visit me at the Creativity Tribe Facebook Page to find out how I am cultivating a Sense of Blessing throughout the week.

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I would also like to invite you to join me Wednesday, February 13th at 7 pm Central for the Creativity Tribe Party Line.  You will get details in the later today.

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I hope you can make it….just wouldn’t be the same without you!

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Body Wisdom Project {believe}

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Twice a month I check in here to fill you in on the Body Wisdom Project I am doing with Jessica of Hearth Roots.  Body Wisdom Project represents our desire to have a deeper connection with the body.  We began on the first New Moon of 2013, choosing a word to carry us through the Moonth.

I named that first cycle after the word we chose, Listening Moon.
I posted for the New Moon and Full Moon.

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 Reflecting on January’s Listening Moon

We chose the word Believe as our focus for 2013’s second Moon cycle.  To be honest, I have no idea where following that word and paying attention to my body will lead. But that is one of the things about this journey that I like.  I want to go on an adventure with this.  Even during the Listening Moon, I started off with a heart intent on some sore of transition but had no idea what would come of it.

It has just been one cycle and already change came with the listening.  It has been an exciting month for me and my body. I feel as if a communication highway is being built.  Some of my thoughts….

  • I don’t want my relationship with my body to be future focused…always wanting something better, fighting what it.
  • My body needs me to love it as it is….in the now. To love its grey hair, wrinkles, roundness, aches, and pains …..to love the glow of its smile, the rhythmic beating of its heart, the hop and drop of hips while dancing.
  • My body thrives when dance is part of my life…..so does my soul. In one month, I went from dreaming about dancing to putting action to those dreams.
  • My body craves food and water when I listen to it.  Some of its cravings…. root veggies, sweet potatoes, chocolate, more protein, less carbs.
  • My body has a story that isn’t over. It has been through lots.  It could tell you a story of woundedness, of mistreatment, of rejoicing, of healing, of being.  The story evolves. The story is mine to craft.
  • Listening to my body creates change in my body.

February’s Believing Moon

The Believing Moon cycle is before me.

Where will it lead?
What will I do with the word?
What wisdoms will it share?

 I look forward to the journey.

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Creativity Tribe Party Line for February

February 13, 2013 7 p.m. Central on the Creativity Tribe Party Line, I will be sharing 6 Self-Love Tips to Move You From Lonely to Loved in 2013. Call in to be part of the call which will include an opportunity for Hot Seat Coaching. It’s FREE. Make this the year you reach for more love.

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I hope you can make it….just wouldn’t be the same without you!

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This Blooming Day

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Dear Creative Spirit….this day is rooting for you.

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It invites you to mold it, mend it, and make it into the vision you have been holding.

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 It is a gift.  Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and let go of the big block,Flowers Bloom so that this day can bloom for you.

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Love of Massage

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Falling in Love with Massage

Before I ever had a massage, I knew I wanted to love it.  I didn’t know why I needed massage in my life, I just knew I did.  The first time I had a massage, I went because I was ALL knotted up, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.  Massage doesn’t just work with the physical body. It also has the ability to touch the emotional, mental, and spiritual bodies. I have always been a sensitive person. As a child, I cried easily.  My feelings were delicate. I held onto the weight of the world. My body took it all in.

I had just graduated from high school when I first considered massage.  I had heard the word but never considered it something that was useful or proper.  But one night after a trip to the ER my mother’s nurse suggested we might look into massage and reflexology, explaining the benefits for stress and headaches.   Not long after our conversation, just about a month, my mother passed away.  I spiraling into deep grief, all the while having a strong curiosity about how massage might have made things different.  Could my mother have found a way to a less painful life if she could have experienced massage?

I would never know the answer, but I was determined to discover all I could about this touch centered therapy as a way of discovering what might have been.

 

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I never suffered from migraines, but I felt a kind of overall inflammation that came with the grief of losing her.  I use inflammation not as a medical term, but more of a descriptive.  My soul felt inflamed.  The grief was pervasive, and I had little coping skills.

That is how I got knotted up. I got to a point where I was tired of the knots and the inflammations. I found my way to a massage therapist.  The massage felt great.  As she worked on me, I felt as though she was releasing a kind of tension that went beyond the muscles. My spirit felt like it was gently opening. I was emotional for days afterwards, but I knew it was the storm before the calm.

Massage would change my life.

Over the course of several years, I got massage as often as I could afford (every several months) and eventually followed my love of massage to school to get my license.  I went into massage looking for how to help get beyond just the physical benefits.  I wanted to give an experience that invited healing for the whole person, the same kind of experience I had been given.

Along the way, I discovered subtle nuances that offered that.  They were the same elements I cultivated in theatre and art classes, the same I now use as a Life Coach and Creativity Mentor.  They rise out of a feeling of safety, out of mutual respect, deepening trust, and a willingness to listen with empathy.

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Sure the mechanics of a massage are important, but I am believe in treating the whole person.

These are also the seeds of the community that is coming together under the umbrella that is Creativity Tribe. It is a sanctuary for Creative Spirits.  For some, that might seem like I am talking about art, but for me creativity goes much deeper than that. Creativity at its core is the fashioning of life itself.  It might take shape on a canvas, in between rows of dirt in the garden, on stage, or page.  It might also find its way – most certainly finds its way – into our relationships, our choices of how we treat ourselves, what we do with what the day gives us, and how we make meaning in our lives.

Massage called to me all those years ago, over two decades ago, so that I might give that gift of creativity and of touch to my body and then share in the creating of peace in the body, mind, and spirit of others.

When was the last time you had a massage?  Don’t you think it is time?  Your body will thank you for it.

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This Sense-ational Life {overwhelm}

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This Sense-ational Life is a blogging series that explores the senses as a way of cultivating a more mindful, connected life.  This week’s post features guest blogger Jessica Brogen of In Search of Dessert ~ A Metaphor for a Transformed Life.  

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Sense of Overwhelm

Greetings fellow creative spirits! I’m so happy to be blogging to you today from my friend Rachél Payne’s fantastic site. Of course, if you’ve been following along, you already know that Rachél has chosen 2013 to be the year of discovering, encouraging and exploring our senses. When I first heard Rachél’s call for blog posts around the “Senses” and a “Sensational Life,” I have to admit, my left brain immediately piped up: “Well then she’ll only be able to run this for 6 weeks!” My left brain was thinking only of the five main senses + the fabled “sixth sense.”

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I appreciate my left brain, I really do, but I have a creative right-brain just like you, and I knew this was one of those situations in which I needed to call upon my creativity. Actually, I asked it to intercede and help me think “outside the box.”

For the next 4 weeks I diligently went about reminding my right-brain to come up with a thought-provoking and entertaining sense-related subject for this blog series. I reminded it…and reminded it…and reminded it.  Meanwhile, the holidays showed up, in all their hustle and bustle. There was a 3,000 mile roadtrip taken, boyfriend’s family met, and not a day spent without numerous people and pets. Upon entering the New Year, we acquired the recent flu bug, which lingered just around a week. Just as it was tapering off, my boyfriend and I walked into an apartment complex and nervously, but of course excitedly, applied for a bigger apartment – one that we would live in together…with both of our children. Since then, there have been boxes to pack, items to purge, a home to scour and oh, a six week old puppy to train.

Just this morning, in between carting oversized Tupperware bins of belongings out into the garage, answering emails about my coaching services and attempting to keep the dog from biting my small boy square on the you-know-what, I happened to ask myself: “Come up with anything for Rachél’s Blog Series yet?”

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I laughed out loud.

So  I answered myself (You do this too, right?): “Uhh, no. Who has time to write blog posts? And just what do you think I’m feeling that I could write about?!”

My inner voice replied: “I feel OVERWHELMED, how ‘bout you?”

And my other voice went to snap back something witty about how Overwhelm was no type of sense, and how I wasn’t in the mood for feeling guilty that I still hadn’t written this blog post, when suddenly I stopped in my tracks.

“Hmm”, I thought, “maybe overwhelm is a sense!”

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The more I mused on it, the more convinced I became that we actually have a sensory perception geared towards Overwhelm. At least we should. If we didn’t, there’d be nothing to stop us from piling on one thing after another into our lives! Unfortunately, much like how we acclimate to antibiotics, or the taste of salt in our food, we as a culture have also acclimated to our own sense of overwhelm, to the point that some of us are able to continue piling it on, ignoring the warning signs, until we crack (either physically, mentally, or both). We are often carrying out our daily lives dangerously unaware of how overwhelmed we are, while behind the scenes, realized or not, that stress is wreaking havoc on our health.

So if we’re inured to our body’s natural sensory alarms that should tell us we’re overwhelmed, how can we determine if we are in fact seriously overwhelmed?

Aren’t sure how Overwhelmed you really are? Okay, ask the Big Five:

  • Are you tasting the food that you put in your mouth or are you shoveling food in, while simultaneously doing some other activity.
  • Are you hearing what people are really saying to you or are you anticipating their needs, possibly unaware of what they’re really trying to say, and not genuinely communicating?
  • Are you aware of the smells in your environment (or that you may smell like you haven’t taken the time to shower in the last three days!)? What’s the last smell you purposely introduced into your life?
  • Are you being touched by other human beings?
  • Are you seeing the Big Picture, or just trying to jump from one to-do to the next?
  • Bonus Question 1: Are you sleeping well? 
  • Bonus Question 2: Do you know what really matters in life? Are the things on your to-do list that you’re aggressively trying to check off the same things on your “what really matters” list?

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Okay, did you answer these questions? Truthfully? Doing so may sting a little. We may discover that we are not even engaging our natural main senses in our daily life anymore. If that is the case, what else are we losing? It’s a scary thought. If you’re like me, the last question really got you! I know that when I’ve been blessed with a moment of serenity (it’s usually unplanned), the happiness rush I feel when I am calm + engaging my senses gives me a wake-up call, and I immediately want to re-evaluate my daily life activities.

The under-use or down-right absence of our main senses is significant and immediately tells us that our life has become overwhelmed, and potentially focused on things that do not necessarily matter nor nourish our souls. It may be scary to realize, but at least we become aware. And of course, awareness is the first step in undoing any problem. In this case, awareness is the first step in reengaging your senses, slowing down and enjoying your daily life. Anytime you begin to feel you might be doing too much, take a quick evaluation of your senses, and they’ll tell you exactly what you need to know!

To your peace,
Jessica Brogan

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Jessica is a writer, painter, and coach to women with creative drive who are seeking help with overwhelm. She is currently running the third round of the Inspirational Card Deck Swap – a popular International Artist’s Swap.  Click here to get your card deck of 52 unique pieces of art from women artists around the world.

And would love to connect with you at: http://www.facebook.com/jessicaleighbrogan
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Welcome to CT

Welcome to CT

Hi, I am Rachél.... the quirky, big-hearted soul behind Creativity Tribe, a sanctuary for your creative spirit. As a life coach and artist, I know the importance of community, celebration, and transformation. Creativity Tribe is abuzz with connections to other creative bloggers and offers tips and stories to inspire your creative lifestyle!
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There is a beauty that comes out of sharing a journey with another person....a dream for yourself, a direction for a project, a way out of the muck that holds your Creative Spirit back. Let's talk about working together. creativitytribe@gmail.com