Life is your creation

I recently wrote a post about working with your future self.  The task was to help you think about life without any of the day to day symptoms that you might feel (anxiety, bored, overwhelmed, stressed out, procrastinating).  Part of the exercise was to start identifying how that future you was different to you today.  

I know from the feedback that some of you really enjoyed having a chance to think about a future self.  

I also know some of you found it very hard.

And it can be hard to identify a different you to the one you are right now.  We can often be so ingrained in habits and beliefs about ourselves.  We can identify so much with the labels we give ourselves… “I’m a procrastinator”, “I’m anxious”, “I’m a worrier”, “I don’t know how to relax”, “I’m so unconfident”, “I never have enough time”, “I’m always busy”, “I’m socially awkward”… it can go on.

I’ve recently completed a new EFT course on tapping out of trauma.  Much of the focus was on patterns and behaviours start from some incident in childhood or puberty. Our brains are so clever at supporting us in so many ways.  Sometimes, however, some of the information we’ve received isn’t based on logic or the information you know now as a adult – it was how you viewed the world at the time.  Often we can behave in certain situations like that 5 year old even though we’re now 42.

These reactions are body memories.  A bit like when you ride your bike – it’s hard to explain riding a bike yet so many of us can do it.  Some of these reactions may come with some sort of feeling in our bodies –  tummy, solar plexus, chest, jaw and throat.  Sometimes we can remember what they are and where the come from – but sometimes we can’t.  And that’s what I love about EFT is we don’t need to know.  If we can find out – brilliant – but sometimes we just need to go with what our bodies are feeling. 

It is possible to move past those labels. 

Let me ask you again… what would it feel like if you didn’t feel……. anymore?

If you’d like to book in for a coaching session or EFT then do get in touch.   

Much love, Tricia 

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Oh my effing jebbing…… Since school has returned we have literally been plagued by bug after bug. We should have a big red cross was painted on the door with the words ‘Lord Have Mercy Upon Us’ just like they did when there was the bubonic plague.

I just feel like….

I just feel like….

A lot of my clients come to me often with the description….I just feel like….

I’m struggling/I’m drowning/I’m shouting too quickly/I’ve got a constant knot in my stomach/I’m anxious/I’m not being very nice to my partner/I could be doing it better/I’m not coping/I’m finding work or family difficult/I’m having intrusive thoughts/I’m unable to sleep/I’m ruled by my to do list/I’m burned out or exhausted….. it goes on….

These are the symptoms of ‘overwhelm’ and the day to day impact of your reaction to your current situation.

What’s taking up all your energy….

What’s taking up all your energy….

This is the work I love to do as it provides you freedom from burn out and anxiety. Life feels much more aligned. You can much better perspective. You can think rationally and clearly. Life is happier, calmer and easier. And within all of that, it returns your energy as you are not so constantly exhausted.