I met one of my idols at the I CAN DO IT! event I attended here in New York put on by Hay House. Gabrielle Bernstein has been a huge part of my spiritual path and I'm so blessed to have met her finally! My spiritual path has been an up and down one but I feel something is shifting in me. Part of these shifts have already started and it blows my mind how fast the universe works.
Do you ever experience those moments when you think to yourself "why am I doing this?" The specific moment I'm talking about usually follows those moments that you're not enjoying in life. This is either because someone else wanted you to do it or you thought you wanted to do it but turns out it wasn't what you wanted. Also sometimes referred to as the "what the fuck am I DOING!?" moment. Well these moments are usually brought to you because you're doing something that is taking you further away from happiness and you've finally hit the wall of "fuck this shit."
In a world that idolizes celebrity, being skinny and the next big fad I want to stand up and be different. I want to reconnect our broken world and remind people why we are really here, to experience as much joy and happiness as we can in the short time we get. There have been many cases of people succeeding great heights in their lives only to be left still feeling empty inside and it's because of a skewed version of what life is "suppose to be." If you ask anyone walking down the street what they want most in life 9 times out of 10 they will respond with...
I'm not talking cell phone loving, wifi surfing, Instagram tweeting, facebook liking kind of connected. The connection that I'm talking about is the personal kind, the one where you actually look someone in the eyes for more than a second and don't turn away with awkwardness.
When's the last time you had an in-depth conversation with someone and were able to keep complete eye contact through most of it? Are you the one who finds it super awkward to look at someone in the eye for more than a few seconds without looking away? Why is that? What is it about just looking someone in the eyes that makes you feel so nervous inside?