… and how WOMEN OF INFLUENCE can take the first step to creating success on THEIR terms…
Do you work in a toxic work environment?
Do you have negative situations or people in your life?
Do you feel like something is just “OFF”?
In my work with women leaders, I see many women struggling to achieve a life that they would consider WILDLY successful.
They know it’s possible, but oftentimes, they don’t even know what’s holding them back.
They look at their outside world, and wonder how to change it, but just don’t know how.
Let me share a very personal story with you about an experience that changed my life forever.
What I learned from this experience changed me:
- – from struggling to successful
- – from victim to victorious
- – from wondering “why is this happening to me?” to “I am in charge and control of my life.”
It all happened in the middle of my yard where I live in northern Alberta.
I was mowing the lawn, sitting on my tractor, going back and forth over the 5 acres that required mowing.
I can still picture it in vivid colour. Our John Deere green tractor with the lemon-yellow marking on the sides. My hair in a ponytail, my favourite pink baseball cap on my head.
The sun was shining. I was enjoying the trees that surround our property and the pink peonies in our flowerbeds.
My outer environment was beautiful. And from the outside, my life looked like I had it all together.
But deep down I felt “off”. I felt like I kept attracting negative people and circumstances in my life, and I just didn’t know why.
I was constantly trying to figure out how to change “them”. But never could.
As I sat on my mower, I had my headphones in my ears, and was listening to Louise Hay on my iPod.
It was her audio book “You Can Heal Your Life”.
If you’re not familiar with the works of Louise Hay, she is a pioneer in the personal development industry, and teaches people how to heal their lives from the inside out.
Now, I usually listen to uplifting audio books as I do work around the acreage, so this wasn’t really anything unusual.
But then suddenly… there in the middle of 5 acres of land… my entire world came to a standstill.
Something Louise said resonated with me in a way that nothing had before.
I stopped dead in my tracks, and stopped the tractor immediately.
Tears of relief came down my cheeks.
It was the most significant “aha” moment of my life.
I finally had THE SOLUTION. I finally knew THE ONE THING.
THE ONE THING that had been holding me back.
THE ONE THING that was stopping me from living into my destiny.
My aha moment was that it was ME getting in my own way.
It was ME that was holding me back.
It was ME that was attracting all these negative experiences into my life.
You see – I used to think it was “their fault”.
I used to believe it was “everything out there” that was stopping me.
And I was living my life trying to FIX and CONTROL everyone and everything outside of me.
What I failed to realize that it was all about ME.
How LIBERATING was this!!!
I now had a way out! I now had a way through!
Because I knew I could change myself!
It might sound cliché, and you might be thinking… “oh but Brenda – I know that! I know it’s all up to me.”
But let me say this to you in a new way. Allow this message to sink into the core of your being in a way it’s never done before:
YOU ARE GETTING IN YOUR OWN WAY.
NO ONE AND NOTHING IS STOPPING YOU.
Isn’t this just freeing! You are now free of your circumstances! You are now free of the people in your life!
You are free!
And what’s more?
You are WORTHY!
You are worthy to want the life you want.
You are worthy to have the loving relationships you desire.
You are worthy to experience the adventure that’s seeking you.
You are worthy to lead the business and career that is fulfilling and meaningful to you.
You are worthy of the fancy car, the beautiful home, and designer clothes.
You are WORTHY to have it all!
And I am here to help. I am here to empower you to say YES TO LIFE!
So… it’s time to get out of the spin-cycle.
It’s time to get out of the blame game.
It’s time to GIVE YOURSELF PERMISSION to be free!
As I sat on my tractor, my tears were nourishing my soul.
Looking back now I recognize that being in that vulnerable and emotional state is really a beautiful place to be in. The unravelling and the opening that is occurring.
If you are experiencing that right now… don’t rush it… don’t suppress it.
Say YES to it!
I encourage you to take a step back from your day-to-day busyiness and to-do list, and allow yourself to step into this beautiful, vulnerable place.
Get clear that everything in your life is a reflection of YOU.
And the good news? Is that YOU can control your own RESPONSE!
You’re not alone on this journey of experiencing WILD SUCCESS.
Saying YES to you is the first step!