It can happen to the best of us: we suddenly find ourselves in the black hole of despair. Perhaps we have experienced a devastating loss. Maybe we have reached a breaking point. Or we are in the middle of a sudden, unexpected turmoil that came out of nowhere.
Most of us were taught to shut down our passions when we were young. There are many reasons why. See if you recognize yourself in any of these four rules that I've seen to be key reasons why you might be shut down to living a fulfilled life.
As you give yourself permission to receive, your cup will be so full that you'll want everyone else to feel the way you do. You'll serve others by lifting them up. You'll want to give like never before. Your life will be your greatest act of service.
We can wake ourselves up by increasing our oxygen level by breathing deeply. Or conversely, we can put ourselves to sleep with a kind of meditation of shallow breathing, and repeating silently the words to the rhythmic "in" and "out" like a mantra.
In reflecting on my experience of being on a bicycle for one week, I noticed some recurring qualities which were present everyday. As a result my days influenced my attitude, emotions, happiness and ultimately triggered my flow state.
Flow was achieved in the final round of the British Open at the Royal Troon Golf Club in Scotland. It was very special to see. Flow can be identified when an unusual set of circumstances converge to push competition to a level that is rarely seen