WEEK 8: BLOCKS
Have you ever blocked someone on social media who sent you an offer + opportunity because you just SENSED that it was bullshit or too good to be true?
And you swore from their voice messages or images, the tick in their gestures in a video or just something.....not quite "right"...
So you hit block.
And you erase it from your mind.
Because it had to be bullshit.
Did you ever consider love, that the trigger came from YOU?
That YOU just could not believe it that someone could offer YOU something great?
Now...of course there are scammers that exist...
Of course good and bad people exist in the world.
But...this fear you have...this doubt...that you swear is your intuition... if it comes up often or it comes in louder, the bigger the opportunity is.... ----> signal a purple flag for TRAUMA.
Sit down and listen.
I get you because I am you.
I have blocks and triggers with #success and #selfworth
I have been so scared to show up and make videos. To record my voice.
I am not afraid of being seen or heard ....
SOMETIMES... and when it is on my own terms.
And on days I actually trust me....
Or like me....
Or even feel like it.....
You get the picture.
In fact, you can so FEEL THIS.
Because the idea of someone messaging you and saying "get featured on my blog", "Send your video in to be shared" makes you want to throw up all over yourself.
And it cannot be possibly true that someone would want to SHARE your genius...
What if it WAS possible?
What if they did mean it?
What if that was your golden moment and you literally BLOCKED IT OUT.
YOU COULD NOT BARE THE IDEA.
So you did the easy thing.
You shielded your eyes.
You shielded your heart.
You said "No."
And not just...nah...
A HARD PASS.
Because trauma has taught you to block out any possibility that you could be great or do great things.
The lesson of the day for you is cut it out.
And no, I do not mean in a tough love way that you need to be more mature.
I literally mean "Grow".
You have roots, you stay buried beneath the earth and you block out all the sunlight. The nutrients.
The only water source is your own tears and self loathing, which only drown out your own potential.
Cut it out.
FACE YOUR BLOCKS.
And undo them.
BLOCKING MENTALLY IS OFTEN FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE AFRAID TO GROW.
It is a safety mechanism our brain has to keep us from further harm.
We cannot bare the idea of being put through more trauma and pain.
But in these instances, when you have no true thing to lose if you take a chance on shining, there is no room for hurt.
Not if you leap into it believing in yourself.
And if you want to challenge your intuition---> your inner voices' validity...
Message that person instead of blocking them.
Be raw and lay with your truths in their presence.
" I want to, even though I feel _________."
No but, no if, no ehhhh. No nah.
And allow them to understand your duality.
" I want to..."
" I am scared..."
And watch as the sunlight comes in.
That exposure of light finally hitting your face.
That extension of trust and truths setting you free. ♡
Call out your own bullshit.
And if you need help, talk about it out loud.
The universe will answer back.
Published by Jean Soto JS Jaded Savior blog: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jean Soto, mother of 3 and wife, is a writer + artist in the Hudson Valley, NY community.
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