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Intuitive Guidance is Only Optional if YOU make it so....

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Your Intuitive Guidance is your natural GPS. Are you plugged in and going in the right direction?

Have you ever completely ignored your intuition?  Do you know what it is like to want something so much that it twists your point of view?  Have you been conjuring up a manifesting plan for a major life change that is not showing up? When what you are wishing for is not coming fast enough, a pause to re-evaluate your plan is probably in order.

Once upon a time I longed to be a recording artist. I wanted it more than anything.  Growing up, I pictured myself traveling the world to perform for cheering fans. I imagined hearing my music on the radio and having people stop me for autographs. I even pictured what I’d be wearing on the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine!  Even though I hadn’t started using the word “manifesting”, it was exactly what I was doing.

Okay, you may be giggling a bit, but it’s true! I was very ambitious to be a singer. There was just one big problem: I’m usually in bed by 9 p.m. Most concerts don’t even start until then, and even just the idea of staying out that “late” has always made me feel completely out of whack.  Some kind of rock star I would be!  LOL

Despite this red flag and my intuitive knowing that the life of a recording artist wasn’t right for me, I kept striving to make this dream happen. All the while, Spirit was literally wrestling with me and showing me signs as clear as billboards showing me that my destiny was to work as an intuitive counselor. Once I finally tuned into my Intuitive Guidance and surrendered to it, I never looked back.

Ironically, many of the fringe benefits of that Rock Star Dream have come to me as I pursued my true life purpose.

Is it wrong to be ambitious?  NO! The impulse to strive for what you want to achieve is as strong as the will to survive. I’ve always believed that you can do anything you set your mind to once you honor your Inner Intuitive Guidance.  But if that is the case, why do I hear from so many of you who get stuck and confused when it comes to moving forward with your goals?

We live in a manic world that peddling the idea that everyone has to be an overnight sensation or instant success.  Current media culture unconsciously programs you to look for shortcuts and assume that if your goals don’t come to fruition quickly, they aren’t worth your time.

You want it all NOW! Yet, when your constant craving for the end result disconnects you from the present—where all of your power is, you are constantly spinning your manifesting wheels. You’ve probably heard the expression that life is more about the journey than the destination. As you focus on the destination, you lose touch with your intuitive guidance, the Divine spark within, and fail to see the blessings available to you on the journey itself.

The result?  You end up feeling unhappy, frustrated and stuck.  

What if your highest good is in an entirely different direction?  What if you are like me....trying to co-create a career as a Rock Star when my right livelihood was being a Master Intuitive Coach?  Right livelihood starts with loving what you do more than you want the something it will buy.

So, if you could do anything, what would you want to achieve? If you aren’t completely sure how to answer this, join the club. Maybe you were brought up thinking you “should” attain certain goals and you lost touch with your true desires.

If your career is faltering and/or not supporting you and you are filled with doubt and fear, I encourage you to let go of the “shoulds” and look at what IS showing up in your life.  What do you love to do?  What is your natural skill set?  Ask your Inner Guidance:  How can I use my unique skills and gifts to serve others and support myself?

Remember, Spirit is always trying to get your attention, sending you messages about what innate gifts you have to bring to the world and how to leverage those gifts to your highest good with your right livelihood.

Lastly, it is critically important that you remember life in not a linear process. Even when your ambitions are authentic, you will still experience ups and downs. As you take action towards your goals and learn to trust the Intuitive Guidance coming from the Divine, you will be able to navigate the ups and downs with ease and grace.

Exercise:

What are your gifts: Make a list of all the gifts you have to bring to the world. What are your talents and best attributes? What do people often compliment about you?
Then, ask yourself how you can use those gifts to be of service? What are some ways you can help others and the world?

Get clear about your ambitions? Make a list of all that goals you want to attain in your life. What will your life be like if you attain those goals? Paint a picture. Then, look over them and list the feelings that you want to get from attaining each goal. What are some ways you can start to experience those feelings even if you haven’t yet achieved the goals?

Then, look over each goal and ask yourself whether you’re really committed to it. Are you willing to do what it takes and make sacrifices?

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