Letting go of who we're supposed to be, and getting in touch with who we truely are, is often not easy work. It takes a lot of humility, tenacity, usually an ego battering. It’s putting an end to the performance, dropping our guard, letting go of what other people think and people pleasing. It’s all the stuff we say to kids, but don’t follow through on. Run your own race. Dance to the beat of your own drum. You do you. But then, were we led by example – are we leading by example?
Being human is often quite complex, because we don’t even know what we don’t know about ourselves. This can be approached in a light, humble way, which means that everyday is an awe-inspiring path of learning.
With kindness, Jac x
Who is Jacqui Lewis?
Jacqui 's the founder of The Broad Place: a school for creativity, clarity and consciousness. A meditation teacher, author of three books, mentor, and philosopher, Jacqui works with people from all over the world, helping them align to their highest-grade selves, through programs, courses, workshops and retreats. If you're looking for more of Jacqui’s wisdom, her book High-grade living is beautiful.
PS: Meditation is one of those things that I never understood. I mean seriously, I could have gotten something really useful done in the time that I sat there supposedly doing nothing. Then I discovered Vedic meditation when I stumbled across Jacqui’s work. After 20 years of coaching and mentoring in the human potential and high-performance space, I’ve become a huge advocate for meditation, both for myself and my clients. Our bodies and brains need stillness for healing, creativity and more. If you’re feeling post-pandemic fatigue, try some meditation. There are so many fantastic apps, including Calm, Headspace and Bloom – and I’ve had my children using Smiling Mind since they were little – Lisa, Founding Director, The Coach Place Global.
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