Ep 5: Give Yourself Permission to Free Fall

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Have you ever had one of those moments when you feel like you are on top of the world, confident and connected to your purpose, yet at the same time, you feel like you are tumbling out of an airplane towards the earth in a free fall? Today, I’m talking about what could happen if you gave yourself permission to free fall … to feel the intensity of being so crystal clear and committed that your heart is on fire while also being vulnerable to the unknowing of it all.

Because perhaps it is in those moments of free fall that we actually learn to fly.

Highlights for Give Yourself Permission to Free Fall

  • Consider the possibility of saying YES to something so important that it induces the free fall feeling (2:35)

  • Explore the human tendency to pump the brakes (3:40)

  • Relate to my free fall stumble and see how I got out of my own way (6:35)

  • “What if I fall? Oh but my darling, what if you fly?” ~Erin Hanson (11:30)

  • What would it take to give yourself permission to free fall? (12:05)

  • Reflect on the idea that perhaps you can feel the intensity of a free fall and know that it is just right (12:50)

  • Moving from Cloud 9 into the unknown (13:35)

  • Where can you stop slowing yourself down? (14:20)

  • Use these 3 tools to catch yourself when you realize you are pumping the brakes (14:55)

For more about being your own disruptor, getting out of your head, and getting grounded, click here » 7 Ways to Be Your Own Disruptor

Your Invitations for the Week

  • Consider: When was the last time you felt on top of the world?

  • Give yourself permission to say Yes to something that feels so big inside you that it might induce a free fall – and then consider this: What would it take for you to learn to fly?

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