Remember the album “Fumbling Towards Ecstasy” by Sarah McLachlan? Dang if that’s not the best title ever.
Usually, we don’t have the foggiest idea where the path may lead us, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t step onto it, especially if that ground feels firm and welcoming beneath our feet.
When was the last time you let your heart and your spine turn together toward the unknown, with that quiet certainty whispering that everything was going to be okay?
What would it take for you to trust yourself to put one foot down, and then the other, even if your cadence was a little wobbly?
Because a little wobble is just fine. Your feet know which path will support you. Your heart knows who will be there along the way.
It might just be you!
But you might meet a kindred spirit!
Step in, step in. You got this.
Go ahead and look for the beauty in the messy chaos. And then vow to KISS ... Keep It Simply Simple. You don’t need to fix everything right now. Start on the most minuscule level. There’s a tiny bit of beauty there. I see it.
My heart blooms like a mandala
kaleidoscope of colors gleaned
from these wise and blessed surroundings.
Each step a prayer,
every breath an inward swirl of
I walked away from Emily Nielsen’s workshop with the knowledge deep in my soul that only I could choose to set myself free by letting go of self doubt and paralyzing disappointments in my life.
Are you ready to shine bright? To step into your best and liveliest self?
We can do it together.
I’ve been leading lighthearted, legit wellness playshops and retreats since 2014 and at the end of the day we realize it is just the beginning.
Join me this January in the mountains of Idaho for a cozy, holistic winter retreat at Bliss Camp.
“Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.” - Earl Nightingale
by Emily Nielsen
"I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition."
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