Happy Wednesday ya’ll!
Today’s post is all about the key to achieving balance. I’m not going to lie, when I thought of this idea I was like “Geneva who are you to talk about balance? You’re 22 and just graduated from college.” I see your point. I really do but I learned a few things about this topic in college. I saw a lot of people in both my personal and college life struggle with this and I don’t want that to happen to ya’ll. Over the years I’ve learned to have a growth mindset and some major focus.
Basically: I know what I am manifesting. Period. I know that it requires time, dedication, and growth. Part of it is this blog but another part of it is creative. I love being creative and it’s always felt right to it.
In other words, I was that kid listening and watching actor interviews, musicals, and dramas like a nut case. I would listen to music and dance like no one’s business [that’s still the case except we’re now adding my audio book addiction and less movie watching. Yes I don’t watch that many movies anymore]. Basically: I was setting myself up to be creative. I’m still not sure why the universe was giving me those messages. Although I have a feeling that it’s going to be revealed to me soon. Very very soon.
Any who I figured I could give ya’ll some advice on the keys to achieving balance. These are some things that I’ve learned along the way and just found helpful.
1. Time-Management and Flexibility
These two could be their own post but I wanted to put these here for our own sakes. These two aspects are also the reason certain manifestations are happening for me right now. When we manage these two skills, we become invisible.
Time-management is a skill that I am learning as I am someone who caught up doing certain tasks. And I’m not just not talking about caught up, I mean way too involved with it. It wasn’t until very recently that I started to use time-management. It’s a little militant but I keep hearing my spirit guides tell me that it will be like this for a while. And to be honest that’s okay. It’s helped me stay on track and not question my actions. I think the reason people have bad time management is because of excuses and insecurities. They feel like they need to justify their aspirations and dreams. I found myself doing this and realized how stupid it was.
The reality is that you don’t need to justify yourself to anyone. Let me repeat that: you don’t need to justify yourself to anyone.
Remember that you are going after them and learning so much. About yourself and the world. In my own manifestation journey, I am finding a new sense of comfort and being in who I am becoming. Therefore I’ve come to see time as a tool. So use it wisely.
At the same time, I think it’s okay to have some flexibility. It’s okay if things don’t go to plan. When we become militant about our time, we lose our flexibility muscle. And we don’t use the universe’s power to our advantage. It actually starts to work against us. This is the other reason why I didn’t time-manage for a long time. It was because I got too militant. It made me stagnant and I felt like I couldn’t move.
2. Being Kind to Yourself
Yes I said it and I’ll say it again. Be kind to yourself. From the way you talk to yourself to the way you treat yourself. Not only spiritually but health wise as well. [And yes even this healthy vegan can become the junkiest of vegans. Then again, we vegans have our junkie phases]. Make sure you get enough sleep and are surrounding yourself with the people and places that you want to be surrounded by.
3. Keep and Build Your Relationships
Work on your relationships with your loved ones or developing a new friendship. It could also be networking related. Remember that it’s only hard if you make it hard, so go about it with optimism and kindness. This doesn’t even have to apply to family. It can be anyone you consider family. Our family relationships can dampen when we start to get into “work mode” too much.
4. Keep a Solid Morning Routine
When I tell you this has helped me believe it. Having a solid morning routine has gotten me through some pretty rough stages. A morning routine that I recommend is waking up, stretching, doing mediation, affirmations, yoga, and eating a healthy plant based breakfast. [Yes I’m vegan but I can be pretty junky at times. Then again this is about balance so…]. Listen to your body with the breakfast. This varies for many people but make sure it’s nutritious. I’m not a medical physician so I’m not going to discuss this too much. The point of all of this is to ensure that our bodies, souls, and spirits are nourished.
That being said, I don’t do everything in the morning routine I stated. Meditation always happens. If it doesn’t, then we have a problem.
5. Create Moments to Collect Yourself
Take moments to remind yourself why you are doing what you are doing. Think of this as a transition. Breathe and know that you are doing your best. And most importantly, know that what is coming is. Congratulate yourself for accomplishing a task or a move that you didn’t think you’d get. These are times that I thank the universe for granting me all of my desires. I’m not religious by any means but I talk to divine source. I also thank my spirit guides and angels. For giving me this beautiful life. Some days are harder than others but I know it’s for my highest good.
That being said, I hope ya’ll enjoyed it. These are some key aspects that have helped me establish a more balanced relationship with myself and my manifestations. More importantly, trusting in divine timing. And with this week being the first week of the July Mercury Retrograde, I felt like it was time to help ya’ll establish ways to cope. [But make sure we grow during this time. That’s the point of retrogrades!]
Have a great day. Namaste.