I never understood why people are afraid of feelings.
Afraid to express, to create, to love, to live, to be whatever they are or what they want to be.
Feelings are guidance – and probably the truest guidance we can ever get because they come from within ourselves. They come from the deepest depths of ourselves, where all our dreams and longings are buried, waiting to be woken up one day to shine through our eyes like stardust.
Don’t get me wrong on this one. To grow and thrive in life you have to deal with other people and their opinions, and while some of their advice can be leading you to great opportunities, when it comes to your dreams and your own personal journey in life, only you and your heart know what is best for you, and your feelings are your pilot to land you in this place.
So why don’t you just listen to them?
They always know which direction to go, which way to take, which road to pass, which bridges to burn. They lead you the right way.
Whenever we encounter a new situation or experience or are presented with a difficult decision, we do immediately feel something about it. Call it gut, God, instinct, or just call it a feeling.
We are suspicious, interested, intimidated, excited, angry, frustrated, psyched. You can’t escape your feeling about something or someone.
As long as you are living, as a human being, on this planet, you will feel. Immediately. Always.
So why be afraid of these emotions? Because of rejection or failure?
Yes, there will be rainy days. You will be crying, questioning your existence and wanting to give up.
But if you don’t give up, and instead trust your feelings with an unshakable faith, just like a tree underwater, you will eventually succeed.
Your feelings will provide you with all the necessary information. You will know what to do, what to rather not, who to trust, who to love and who to let got of.
Trust your feelings and trust your heart.
Don’t trust your brain. Brains try to rationalize things. Brains are society-trained. Brains remember rules and restrictions.
Instead, trust your emotions.
And you will be unstoppable.