In our competitive culture, our patriarchal culture, our left-brained culture we are all about comparison and competition. We have been sold on the belief, conscious or otherwise, that if we do not compete we will end up on the bottom of some imaginary heap. Or that someone will get the better……you name it: car, position in line, deal at the store, advance in career, innovative idea that earns millions of dollars and accolades that we dream will finally make us feel like enough.
It is a lie.
Your being enough is not a ticket to sit on the couch and play video games all day.
Your being enough is an alert to you that you are the only YOU on the planet.
Now bring the uniqueness of your “you-ness” to life and share it with the world.
What are your unique gifts, capacities, one of a kindnesses? Are you great at putting together costumes? ( There was a “Hot Chocolate 15 K Run in Golden Gate Park today and one of the female runners ran in a tutu over her black leggings)
If you love to sing, let the birds and the shower and maybe five other people hear you sing. Do not compare yourself to your idol. Learn from him or her, yes. But bring out your voice, your expression.
Are you a math whiz who loves crunching numbers? A hands on creator of some kind? Notice you. Notice what is wanted by your being. What gets you up in the morning.
Bring your “you-ness” out to play. Bring those ideas, personal expressions out of the clouds of the mind and put them into an active practice. Ground yourself through moving your body into the creative action of your dreams and desires made manifest.
Make a vision board. Tell a friend. Write yourself notes. Put you out there. Make you a contributing member of our world through your gifting us with your uniqueness. Give us a chance to share your uniqueness.