The Strongest Me

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One of the things I find isn’t spoken about enough is the internal, energetic & emotional aspects of what it takes to not only make significant changes in your life, but to actually KEEP them after ‘the goal’ has been reached. In many ways, it can feel like a MASSIVE identity crisis: Who am I now? Who have I become? How am I choosing to walk forward from here?
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You see it all the time- the big weight lost then gaining it all back plus some. The huge year in business then crashing the next year. Getting the promotion then getting sick. Getting married/ having a baby then falling into depression.
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I’ve experienced all of this at times in my life & this year was no different. When the sum of my new choices began to outwardly show, I didn’t quite know how to proceed- how to dress (nothing fit anymore), how to respond to compliments, how to face criticism (those DM’s & comments can get nasty tho).
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Part of me wanted to go back to what was SAFE- even though it wasn’t what I wanted- and my body started to comply. Fatigue came back. I desperately tried to make my old clothes still fit. Excuses started to creep back in.
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But when I had my cancer scare last year, I had to ask myself who I want to be if one day a biopsy DOES come back as cancer?
The answer: 🔥 The STRONGEST ME I can possibly be 🔥
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So finally I sat down with myself & got real with the ME I WAS BECOMING- and had to let go of all the me’s of the past that no longer fit.
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I work with women daily who are asking themselves the same questions after big life changes: new jobs, new cities, changes to their business, new life situations, trauma, weight loss & more.
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The key I find is simultaneously thanking the woman we were for all she taught us, while being ruthlessly honest with ourselves about what we want going forward- and what we don’t ⚔️
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It can be surface things like the clothes we want to wear or it might be major life overhauls- or in each situation it’s different, but the core remains the same:

🔥Who is the ME I am becoming?
🔥What fears are still standing in my way?
🔥And am I willing to transform those fears into something Fierce instead?

That loves, is what courage is all about 👑


Jennifer BlackstockComment