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6 Money Myths and Memes That Block Your Abundance

709You're sure to encounter some money stuff on your BIG Shifts adventure. With all the breakdown in your world this is one playground that is certainly up for revision.

BIG Shifts can create a good amount of stress in your world, but having to deal with fears about money can be the thing to put you over the top.  Let's explore some  money myths and memes to shift your perspective on the money game.

Myth #1: I'll never have enough money.  You don't have to settle for the way things are. In order to shift this belief  you have  to (1) consider that it's possible and (2) tap into your desire for abundance. The constricted feel of this meme let's you know it's not true. You are a child of the universe and deserving of ALL the good things in life.

Myth #2: Money is the source of all evil. Wanting money doesn't make you selfish or bad. Money gives you the means to lead the kind of life you want: fulfilling, exciting and independent. Being financially abundant gives you choices so you can live a more rich and rewarding life. It also gives you the power to share your abundance with those movements that matter most to you.

Myth #3: Money is scarce. Abundance for you does not mean lack for someone else. You don't have to take anything away from someone else to build your wealth. The universe expands, and so does money. It's the focus of your flow that makes the difference.

Myth #4: You need to have money to make money. Think of all the ‘success stories' you've heard. There are so many people who came from nothing and have created an abundant life for themselves, and others. You don't have to have a lot of money to make more money. You just have to be willing to step up and claim yours.

Myth #5: Wealth requires sacrifice. You don't have to give up anything to become wealthy. Financial flow is a choice, not a sacrifice. There will be trade-offs. You might have to put off having certain things, but that's a choice. You get to decide.

Myth #6: You can't make money doing what you love. The legion of creative entrepreneurs that are taking hold of the marketplace illustrates that the time has now come to align your work in the world with what powers you up. All you need to do is take the leap.

There are an infinite number of money myths, these are just a few frequent flyers. Naming your own money myths is a powerful practice. Tuning in to your money memes and myths is just another invitation to experience your ability to expand your power, clarity and vision. Game on!

What money myths are you ready to relinquish? Please post below.
 

Choose Again

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BIG Shifts create dynamic changes in every area of your world. The winds of change create ongoing opportunities to sweep away all that no longer serves you, if you're willing to let it go. BIG Shifts are an opportunity to clean house, inside and out.

If you're longing for times when things felt solid, certain and sure you're on for a wee bit of disappointment. The truth is that your life has always been open to cycles of change, chaos and high powered energy. There's always been a clarion call to something grander, deeper, more. You might have managed to subdue it for a while – finding a partner, raising a family, pursuing a career or business. Living does keep you busy. At some point, however, you might feel like you're missing an essential ingredient. This void can't be filled by outside sources, it's an internal call waiting to be answered.

If you're looking for ‘the way' somewhere out there  it will elude you. This approach is characterized by lack – something  out there is going to make it better. But the ‘the way' isn't out there, it's in here. I'm certain you've glimpsed the pulsating presence of your greater being in the shifting sands of the self.

The way is most often stumbled upon surprisingly, and often very Dorothy-like, you realize you've had the answer all along placidly poised within you. So much depends on the eyes with which you chose to see the world. If you choose a wounded perspective you'll find evidence of it everywhere. When you look through the eyes of your heart life is a wondrous adventure . Even BIG Shifts are an opportunity to expand, explore and relish the juiciness of the journey.

You are on a quest for authentic power. You cannot give up this quest. Your only choice is whether you wish to have the quest consciously or unconsciously. Gary Zukav

So what's possible? Anything and everything! You are who you choose to see and be. It's so simple, isn't it? So simple that the majesty of it escapes us.

What does it take to be this way? It takes a commitment to full engagement, awareness, and consciousness. It means being awake even when it would be easier to be asleep. It means taking responsibility for your life and the world that you see. And yes, you create the world you see with your every thought, word and action. You get to choose the quality of your experiences, relationships and the scope of the adventure.

This moment deserves your full attention, for it will not pass your way again. Dan Millman

The really good news is that you can always choose again. The past is gone, the future is yet to be. The only moment where you can choose is NOW. Choose again – choose life, choose love, choose YOU.

Are You Hiding Out?

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Has your BIG Shift sent you into hiding? Have you withdrawn to your secret safe house and ruled out the risk of reward?

BIG Shifts can bring out your survival mechanism. There's nothing surprising about that, yes? You're wired for survival. In times of deep crisis it's natural to shore up your resources and seek to control the repercussions of massive change.

Once crisis conditions are under control you might still be tempted to remain in closed quarters. Though BIG Shifts do have their own rhythm and flow notice when it is time to  dive back into the greater stream. If you're still hesitant you might be the cause of your own slow down.

3 Indicators You Might Be Hiding Out

If you're not experiencing movement chances are your energy has been hijacked, consciously or unconsciously. Here are three indicators, see if any of them click for you:

1. Your Energy is Low. You tire easily and a lot. You know you're sensitive but this is hypersensitive. Your fuse seems a little shorter these days. There's very little impetus for movement. You have a very limited bandwidth for work, family, relationships, exercise, etc. Your energy is pulled in. You're hungry for restorative environments like the ocean, a lake, or an inner retreat. It's difficult to access your creativity and flow. Nurture your being!

2. You've Shifted Into a Denser Frequency. This often occurs when there's great disparity between your frequency and that of another's. You vibe down in order to ‘connect' with others.  You withhold being who you are fully, in order to be seen and heard. You're operating from a mundane vs magical perspective. You're stuck in the law of the land vs the living of the  law. Vibe up!

3. You're Stuck in the Safety Zone. You're deeply entrenched in the comfort of what you know. Venturing beyond your safety zone brings on a litany of limiting beliefs that blocks your ability to venture into the unknown with power and grace. This usually indicates you're stuck in survival mode. Engage the adventure!

Once you hone in on the feel of where you're hiding out allow the specifics of where and how you do it to pop up into your awareness. Jot them down. Explore the potential of the circumstance.

Here's the thing: hiding out is actually keeping you from accessing your genius. It takes SO much energy to sustain these lower frequency states that you don't have the energy available to weave your magic into being.

Take a moment right now to hone in on where you're hiding out and what new way of being is calling to you. Make sure to share it with us below. Sharing your insight powers it up! Thanks for playing.

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