I’ve been thinking a lot a lot lately about how many of our patterns and behaviours are driven by a sense of needing to be available for others and to ‘perform’.
Historically my motivation for getting a good night’s sleep was so that I could work hard (usually for someone else).
I was motivated to eat healthily and keep my weight at a good level so that I looked good for other people.
And I could go on …
Nowadays I’m interested in what feels good to me and what helps me enjoy a productive and satisfying day of work, social connection and play.
I eat healthily, move my body and drink a ton of water because it ensures that I’m well and feel great in my body.
I choose work that I feel aligned with.
I spend time with people who fill me up rather than sap me.
I think it is one of our greatest personal freedoms to escape our old patterns of people-pleasing and expectations and to be truly whole, happy and well.
Wishing you more moments of wholeness, happiness and wellness this week. And get in touch if you’re tired of people-pleasing others and want to free yourself of those old dynamics. I get out of bed every day to help create this kind of liberation. 😊