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Procrastination

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Meaning: the act of procrastinating; putting off or delaying or defering an action to a later time

Is it that we think too much from our heads rather than listening to our inner self or is it that maybe the timing is not right?
I am aware of my own self sabataging ways and I can debate and create a win for both sides. My mind is very powerful and my inner self is more powerful.

KNOW WHAT YOU ARE MOST PASSIONATE ABOUT AND IF YOU HAVE THE ENERGY TO FULFIL IT.

TO MAKE A DECISION YOU NEED KNOWLEDGE, INFORMATION, PASSION AND AWARENESS

THE HEAD
First of all it is important to have all the necessary information needed to make a decision and to have the knowledge or know who has or where to get it.
All the pros and all the cons written on a piece of paper.
What you are willing to accept and not accept.
Sometimes it may seem impossible and you need to address the challenges and see if they are achievable or even if you are willing to spend the time and energy on it.

If you agree (with your mind) to go ahead then you need to check with your heart.

THE HEART
Are you passionate enough for the project or the journey ahead?
Does it excite and drive you enough to get through any and every challenge?
Do you feel so positive that nothing will stop you?
Do you have that knowing that it is meant to be?

If I breathe, relax, feel and just let go of all of my minds thoughts I can tap into my inner wisdom and knowing to feel what is right for me.

Sometimes I just have a knowing without any thinking at all that I need to do something and I have done it and had the most amazing experience such as a trip to Greece one year. I never had any money to go as I had just got back from an overseas trip. My best friend was having a major crisis in her life and wanted to go around the world for 8 months. I said that I would come for three of those months. As I spoke I knew that I didn't have any money and didn't quite know how I was going to get it. I only knew that I was going. I wasn't even that excited about the trip I just knew that I had to go and that was the driving force even when I was being questioned by my family. All sorts of oubt and fear by them were put out there yet it never broke through my knowing that I had to go and that I was going.
It was, without a doubt, the most profound trip of my life and answered my life long questions of who I am and where I am from. I will write about that some day soon.

When this 'knowing' happens to me there is no questions at all to the head.

When I have an idea, and I question it, then I go through the process above.

I am an ideas person with passion so I get a lot of ideas although I am not sure that I have enough energy to fulfil them so I pass a lot on. When the timing is right it will happen.
One of my greatest challenges has been that I get sooo excited about a project that I go full speed ahead and don't slow down until its completed or I have burnt out (which has happened).
I am still learning balance.
I have learnt that we must look after ourselves first or we do not have energy for others. As a mother of two I found this hard to accept and life gave me the lesson! I was sick for months and no good to anyone.
We live and learn :)
In love and light always
Jataia

Comments

aliĝngix's picture

This is a nice list you have,

This is a nice list you have, and it makes a lot of sense. What I got from this article is "Why don't I?" I'm glad you took a chance and enjoyed yourself and got to know yourself better. Kudos to you, your passion and your head as they all work together to create a better being and a happier lifestyle.

jataia's picture

Hello Aligngix

Thank you for reading my post and commenting.
I have taken many chances in my life and I learnt from them all. Some of them were the best decisions in my life!
I am 47 years young :) and my son is 24 years old and my daughter is 25 years old.
Reading your stories reminds me of myself when I was younger. I was so confused about life, my age, my femininity... everything!
I was abused by several men in my teens because I was attractive and shy and didn't know boundries.
I also never knew when I was supposed to be grown up or not as one minute you are told you are only a child and the next you are suppose to know better and act your age. How does someone of 13, 14 or 15 act there age? I never did figure that out.
I always felt alone when I was a child and I believed that I was adopted (which I wasn't).
I did have a lot of good memories from my childhood and I have a great relationship with all my family members.
Trust me I have had sooo many experiences in life that have made me the person I am today as I questioned everything as you are. I am very proud of who I am and my outlook on life.
I learnt to accept my experiences, good and bad, as I can't turn the clock back, and I learnt from them and became the best person that I could be, for me. I don't believe in regrets as all experiences got me where I am today.
The best time in my life was when I was a mother, it was also one of the hardest. I have proven to myself that I am intelligent and that I can achieve anything I put my heart and soul into.
I have always been different and never afraid to speak my truth.
I am very spiritual and that is what I live for. My truth is creating awareness for the power of love and lighting up the world for a better now.
You are a beautiful soul with your own gifts and you will know them when you are ready. You may know them now.
Express yourself through your art and just enjoy life, sing, enjoy nature and animals and find peace within yourself, the rest will come.
If you are interested you may find some truths of mine on my journal that may be helpful.
Love and light to you always
Jataia

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