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In Order To Receive More, We Have To Be More

If we were just given abundance, we wouldn’t know how to appreciate it. Just like if we never made mistakes, we would never learn or grow. Abundance comes when we can learn to genuinely love ourselves. It comes when we subconsciously feel we deserve it. The good things start to flow in when we are ready for them. But first we need to remove the blocks and self-limiting beliefs. If we are playing small, how can the universe deliver us something big?

Sometimes it takes the biggest fall to propel us into motion. When we hit rock bottom, we are only breaking down the walls of comfort and being shaken into motion for changes, growth, and self-analysis. These moments where we feel loss are the very moments that become life-changing. Looking back, every heartbreak, every setback, and every loss propelled us into change. It forced us to look within and it forced us to change for the better.

There Are Never Mistakes, Only Lessons

If we switch our mentality from feeling broken and helpless and start thinking instead that we are healing and growing, how quickly does this shift our emotional state? As the Law of Attraction states, what we focus on grows, so why would we choose to focus on the hurt? Wouldn’t that only spiral us into depression?

If we can shift our thoughts to find the lessons instead, we will come to see there were never any mistakes. Whatever happened only had to happen because it had to teach us something that no happy moment could. We build strength from weakness, and behind every success there were failures. With every toxic relationship, friend, job, or situation I have ever left, I can honestly say that I have no regrets. At the time, it was devastating, but every time I walked away from something that didn’t serve my highest good, only good things came afterward. I met people more aligned with my path and had job opportunities arise that wouldn’t have come to fruition if I had stayed where I was. Stuck.

Opening New Doors

When we shut the door to the past, we are showing the universe we are ready to open the door to possibilities. Letting go of what holds us down only allows us to ascend higher; it allows us to fly. Walking away and opening the door to the unknown is scary. We don’t know what will happen or what is to come. We are only guided by the faith that there has to be something better than feeling stuck, feeling anxious and in turmoil. Have you ever let go of something you knew was bad for you, only to regret it later?

They say that time heals all wounds. I know it sounds cliché, but it wouldn’t be such a famous saying if it didn’t ring true. Healing is a process. It doesn’t happen overnight, but if we can stay strong, stick to our truth, and have faith in new beginnings, only good will ever come out of it. If we can break cycles that have been deeply ingrained into our DNA, we are stating that we are ready to level up.

Think of the last time you left something that didn’t make you feel good. Are you sorry you left, or do you feel you did the right thing? We cannot forget the lessons we have already learned. If we do, the lessons will only keep repeating in our lives through different people, situations, and circumstances. We will keep replaying the cycle until we learn the lessons needed.

Every time we build the courage to open a new door, we open ourselves to a higher level of consciousness, and in turn, a higher level of abundance. We cannot predict the future, but if we can learn to have faith that the universe always has our backs and is working with us, it may help lessen the fear of walking into the unknown.

If we want to have a healthy, loving relationship, we need to stop giving our energy to those who we know deep down don’t serve our highest good. If we want to have happy and fulfilling friendships, we need to stop hanging out with people who make us feel less than. If we want a job that feeds our souls, we need to break free from the comfort of a familiar paycheck and start chasing our dreams.

At the end of the day, if we want more out of life, it is there. It’s waiting patiently for us in an alternate universe. We just need to step away from the dark path we are walking on and start walking towards where our soul is calling us. Shut that door and gain the courage to open the new door.

You’re at the fork in the road. Do you turn left or do you turn right? I’m not going to tell you what to do, purely because you already know. Your future self is calling you. You have felt it all along. It has been speaking to you your whole life. Abundance is there for you, and you can really have everything you want and deserve. It’s just up to you whether you are willing to take that leap of faith and start heading toward the life you are supposed to be living.

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