I was extremely proud of myself for letting go of about 200 books that I have been carrying around with me forever, with the technology of e-books I now buy online and now do not have to make the decisions of what to pack and what to discard.
Changes can be both stressful and also cathartic and if you are open to listening to yourself and also to letting go of fear you can emerge feeling lighter. I am moving back to a home I only like not love so letting go of rushing into a negative space has been a challenge for me at times and reminding myself how lucky I am to be able to have those type of decisions to make when many are homeless or choice less has been an interesting struggle between ego and compassion.
I am making this move because I need to be back around my family and friends because the one thing that I have learnt from being away is how important those things are for my emotional well being and that 'stuff' does not replace people.
I am open to reconnections with old friends and to meeting new ones as well, to advancing my learning and practicing more healing...life is a adventure, at times obstacles appear and pathways open up, learning to move with your flow is both confusing and also enlightening. What I try to remember is that with change comes growth and that on my journey I am blessed not to be alone and that in hindsight all choices are the right ones, they may not be comfortable ones but I certainly garnish emotional growth from them.
My motto is : I can I will I am
I can do something
I will do it
I am doing it
I am open to learning daily and to making mistakes along the way, to understanding I am human and that obstacles can appear on my journey and that not moving into extreme stress is a growing experience. In many ways what will be - will be-
Now back to my packing I go