Why do you keep falling off the wagon despite your best efforts?
... About diet, healthy habits, exercise, personal life?
Nah, it's not because you are not capable of it, it's not because you are not worthy, it's not because these things only happen to you - so stop beating yourself with that BS, take a cuppa and read my blurb!
It's because you only scratched the surface and did not "invest" enough. The diamond diggers never find anything at the surface of the earth but deep into the earth. It's the same for you, beautiful.
Let me tell you something (and the science bit) about your cheeky mind. You might know your brain is made of two parts: the conscious mind and the unconscious mind.
The conscious mind is only a small part, it's slower and very limited as to how much info it can take on per second. For instance, if I ask you to give me the name of seven brands of laundry liquid or cars in a few seconds you'd most likely struggle within that immediate time frame.
The unconscious mind (the big brother) however is the bigger part, it's very fast and can take on up to 40 billions bits of info per second. What's fascinating is that 95% up to 99% of your day is run by the unconscious mind, and the rest, 1-5% is run by the conscious mind.
So what does that mean?
It means that the retreats, health programs, books you read, podcasts you listen to are all great to increase your awareness... but they may not be enough. In the same way that exercising from time to time is not gonna cut it!
It means that 95-99% of your day is run by your values, your beliefs, by the programmes that you run in your mind so they better be good.
Bottom line, if you want true long-lasting transformation, you want to work with the big brother!
So for instance in order for my clients to change the programmes, emotions and beliefs that don't serve them, we first get to understand their model of the world, what has prevented them from getting what they want and increase their awareness about what it is they had no knowledge, understanding or realisations about.
Then they become "consciously competent" and start implementing, changing their habits. The aim is to optimise the 5% and fill it in with what they get to focus on to get closer to their goals. I use different techniques, therapies and tools for this from nutritional therapy to coaching passing by the power of gratitude practice, journaling for instance - all customised to each of my clients.
But it has its limits as I said, so even when we have worked on that, there are still 95% of their life literally run by their unconscious mind...
This is when we actually get to clean up the negative emotions and limiting beliefs that don't serve them that we can instil positive emotions and empowering beliefs which they keep referring to and working on. Love using Time Line Therapy here, visualisation techniques and other cool stuff.
Then wooh wooh! We can finally get them to press on the accelerator, take consistent aligned actions and jump on the bullet train to their next destination - whatever it is that they want in any area of your life and keep blossom from there.
Working with someone who understands your "whole person" and who is actually qualified to guide you through this discovery and reprogramming journey is key.
You know why?
Not only because you will get the results (as long as you are committed to doing the work, be coachable and not give up!) but also because you won't fall into the trap of thinking you failed again which will impact your confidence and self-esteem and keep you stuck for longer.
Please do yourself a favour, don't immediately go for a cheap quick fix that doesn't last just because it fits your budget (scarcity mindset attracts more scarcity, I've been there...). The most incredible shifts, progress and results I ever had personally were precisely when I invested above what my mind thought I should and when I invested more in myself, and my personal growth.
As humans, we have a tendency to dismiss the needs of our soul and our heart in the favour of our "monkey" mind.
You choose who you listen to beautiful!
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