This article is featured in Royal Gems, a column written by Yours Truly in Elegance in Focus Magazine. A Publication about Fashion, Culture... and You. Step into your destiny!
"Just matching your energy” has become a popular response to people and situations that don’t serve our highest good. Treating others in a manner that they have treated us or showing a similar attitude to them that they have shown to us. The danger in this response is becoming exactly who or what you don’t want to be: a person operating from a place of lack.
Lately, I have been taking stock of my actions and my emotions on a daily basis. My body and my intuition lets me know when something is off, so I monitor the way I feel or act when approaching people and situations. To avoid certain feelings and outcomes, I try to be intentional about how I approach every single situation. I started this process by taking stock of the outcomes and then back-tracking to pinpoint the energy I brought to the situation.
By energy, I mean a source of usable power to act, lead, or affect people or situations. The two major energy sources that we tend to tap into are scarcity and abundance. After taking stock of my emotions and how I was moving, especially those emotions and actions that I didn’t enjoy and/or that brought me physical and emotional pain, I was able to identify the moments I was tapping into a scarcity energy source versus an abundance energy source. What I found out about my personal belief system from this exercise troubled me and made me realize that I needed to not only be mindful of my attitude on a day to day basis, but that I also required healing on a subconscious level...
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