For Flow, Crack Open Windows and Doors
Remember in The Sound of Music when Maria says: When the Lord closes a door, somewhere he opens a window? That can be said for our intuition, too. Our flow grows where our focused energy goes. This makes sense for a few reasons. For example, we may not feel like we are growing in business, because a door is closed and we are waiting for it to re-open. Or, we may thinking that all the exits are blocked and feel scared. Let’s consider it below.
Which Ones are Stuck Shut?
With 800,000 federal worker told that they will head back to work – temporarily – people are concerned with jobs, paychecks that may or may not stop and start again, and bills. Career doors can slam shut. For freelancers, sometimes clients pay in a halting fashion – or not at all. Sometimes people are there for you and other times, not so much. Figuring out which doors and windows are stuck is important. Why? Because when you can pinpoint he problem, then you find answers.
Where’s the WD-40?
The late motivational speaker, Loise Hay, had a mantra she taught anyone with ears to listen: Out of this situation only good will come! Having a positive mindset helps us appreciation the truth in the matter of the closed doors and sticking windows. Better not to curse the jam, but to thank whoever invented WD-40. By looking for solutions, they do indeed seem to appear more quickly. And, with them, flow.
Take out your journal. Set the timer for 15 minutes and think of all the ways you are procrastinating when it comes to creating content? Also, jot down people or activities who keeping you from your energy. Next, list the possible solutions to these energy jams. Take time to open windows and doors by adjusting what you are doing and who you spend your time with to improve your flow. In doing so, you begin to see openings where there previously were none.
Here’s to growing your flow,