Get quiet and listen to your Inner Guidance

In the noisy world we live in today, we are distracted by more things than ever before.

The news, social media, consumerism, health issues, sports, jobs, the list of distractions is endless.

Most days we are likely to find ourselves in a whirlwind of activity, busy, full schedules, and still feeling unfulfilled; like we’re missing something.

We are blessed to have so many more opportunities today than at any other time in history as well.

So how do we find harmony in wanting to do so many things and finding what fills us?

I believe that we need more time to connect with ourselves; that’s what we’re missing.

When I found that out for myself, and made some changes in my life, I realized that many of the busy things I was doing to fill my life were distracting me from the pain I was feeling.

That pain was my Soul wanting to be heard and I had to get quiet and listen to hear the messages.

Getting quiet when everything in our outer world wants our attention can be challenging and listening to our Inner Guidance or Intuition can help us discern what’s best and true for us.

Establishing a morning routine has helped me get in touch with my Guidance. I learned that if I didn’t create my day, it would be created for me.

Filling myself with peace, compassion, love, joy, and gratitude as soon as I wake up in the morning, sets the tone I desire for my day.

There was a time when the first thing I did when I woke up is scroll on my phone, then watch a little news, then often run late, and end up yelling. That set the tone for my day too; frustration and lack. Not the tone I wanted though, because that’s how I felt and what I had to give those days.

As I meditate, journal, read, listen to an uplifting podcast, feel gratitude and joy for my life, I fill myself with what I want to give myself and others. That’s what spills out as challenges come up.

I invite you to start a morning routine that sets the tone that you want in your day. Here’s what I do.

Set aside some time as soon as you wake up.

I usually have 30-45 minutes before I have to get on with my day.

Do not look at your phone or other electronics.

Find a quiet space. Light a candle if you like.

Meditation – I listen to a guided meditation or if I want guidance on something in my life, I will ask for that. Then I get quiet and listen.

Journaling – I journal for a few minutes about my meditation.

I ask my Guides and Angels to watch over me and my loved ones.

I ask: How may I serve more, love more, give more, and receive more.

Gratitude – I say or write down what I’m grateful for as I feel gratitude with my hand on my heart.

This morning routine not only fills me with and sets the tone I want for my day but shows that I am committed to myself and how I want to feel. I take time for myself first and that allows me to be a kinder, more compassionate version of myself.

You may not have 30 minutes, and that’s okay. Start with 5 or 10 minutes, just be committed to YOU. Your commitment is more important than the amount of time or what you do in your routine. Start where you are.

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