i have a belief that ‘business’ and ‘work’ is so rigid, that it’s constrictive, that it has to happen a certain way - - that it’s only possible if x,y,z … and that it has to be hard. it has to be a struggle. it has to be a certain way … that life is that way in fact.
what if that weren’t true?
what if it were more imaginative than that?
i know that by opening my mind beyond these types of limiting beliefs, it’s possible to make another experience available for myself. it’s possible to lean into the creative edges and explore the wildness there.
I know that’s where the fascinating discoveries emerge, and where innovation lies.
i know this from being around the start up world, from seeing the beauty in creative processes … that’s a gem that “entrepreneurship” can offer … it’s really about expanding the lines of what we can create, bringing the new through, opening up to emergence and possibility and what could become real. ideas begin in the energetic and imagination space before they ever take hold in reality…
so we have to make room for them to take hold there before they could ever land in our tangible world
if we won’t even allow our minds to hold this possibility, they may never be able to rest there.
so i can see how i have created an experience where that has to be true for me, and i no longer want to create that experience
what i’m feeling right now is…
what if building a business and ‘work’ were refreshing, nourishing, imaginative and creative?
what if i weren’t a workhorse demanding unending hours from myself as an entrepreneur (… am I trying to prove something to myself there?) … and rather, I gave myself room and creative freedom to explore and express as it comes through me?
I’m my own boss so i don’t really have anyone else to blame in this case! ha
what happens if *i* give myself more space to be creative and flowing and then I might allow a shift in what i can actually create for my life, my business, my work … all the things …?
how can i give to the world in a way that I love, in a way that lights me up, that makes full, well use of who I naturally am to support others?
how can i do this while building a life where I am able to feel whole, well, nourished, loved, alive, able to grow and learn, explore and experience life, become more of myself?
i don’t know the answer to this yet, but i know these are questions i’m willing to live into .. to explore, to unearth, to unpack, to learn about myself and life while i go
i also know from my own life that asking questions are how i explore new ways and possibilities
that is one thing i’ve learned over the course of my budding-ish career … opening up the question for myself is one of the most essential and powerful ways for beginning to explore the answer
and that’s what i’m going to do … i will live into this answer
and i’m going to share how i’m going through that process, offering tools and insights, resources that work for me
because that’s one thing i am discovering, i love to offer this to others. i love sharing what helps me, what tools i’m working with, i love teaching, i love being inside that space of inner discovery and exploration and i absolutely love supporting others in that process for themselves
that’s what i know … i can offer from my experience, from my own journey, what has felt true to me
it won’t work for everyone
i believe everyone has an intuitive knowing for them
and if it can help you make more sense of who you are, and how you can navigate differently through the world, i truly, deeply hope it does
Founder of Mind Into Matter and lover of coffee, color, and passport stamps.