The topic of head vs. heart living has been a big theme in my life experience. In a nutshell, for a long time, I was living in my head. I am a sensitive soul and I experience much depth in my world and experiences and have always felt very deeply. On the surface, this sounds like heart living, no questions asked. The truth is that a big source of my comfort came from having a safe, stable, high paying job, owning property, having a healthy savings account and so forth. On some level I believed that I would be “okay” since I had....
these “things” to fall back on. I even created and held on to relationships with men who didn’t match my energetic vibration but I opted to settle and could justify those decisions too. There are more examples I could share, but the key aspect here is I wasn’t in my truth and my soul knew it and my ego (head) developed clever ways to prevent my awakening through a series of distractions.
I eventually started to own my truth and acknowledge I was using this superficial method of measuring my own worth. This was one of the distractions my head created to help artificially soothe me from the discomfort of who I was expressing and how I was showing up through this way of being. This taught me many things, one important lesson was the source comfort and inner peace is never from the external and must originate from me.
The good news is that I shifted out of this through personal truth, self-awareness and lots of shedding and releasing of layers of me that were never really me to begin with and that prevented me from stepping into my power as the real me. I then started to know and embrace the layers of the true essence of living from the heart experience and literally being this alignment. Now I lovingly observe others experiencing this struggle and believe that all souls can shift into this authentic way of living with self-awareness, truth and personal healing.
When you are authentically living in truth and have reached this personal growth point, you begin to illuminate truth in every experience. It is not possible for you to live in non-truth as everything within your alignment, frequency and vibration is a match to this. If you try, you’ll notice it quite literally deflects off of your energetic field. You’ll also notice it’s a bit challenging to be around or connect with those who are not living in authentic alignment. You can spot non-truths right away and often have a physical reaction such as a feeling in your gut, also known as your intuition, sending you a signal that something is simply off. As an Empath, my abilities in this area are heightened, but you don’t have to be an Empath to have this experience. This applies to all sorts of relationships, from co-workers and friends, to family and significant others. This eases up as you get more settled within your energetic alignment and then you’re able to be the observer and hold space for others or love them from a distance.
Shifting from the head to the heart is part of the alignment of living in truth. Many souls believe they are living in their heart by making a different decision or taking a specific action, but this is not how this works. Living in authentic truth is simply being truth. Living in your heart is simply being this. There is a big difference between taking action (masculine) and being (feminine) energies and how they are expressed, but that is only part of this process.
A bit about the head and its agenda. The head comes with borders, edges, limits and every excuse the Ego can create for you NOT to step into your power. It will keep you comfortable in different areas of your life. You may stay at your job because it’s safe, and you justify this with mental thoughts such as you already know everyone, you are comfortable with the job tasks and the benefits are good. However, if you’re really being honest, many of you would acknowledge that it doesn’t feed your soul. It tells you to stay in a relationship that isn’t satisfying or you have awareness that it isn’t going to support you as a growing and powerful person, but you justify staying with excuses in order to deflect your truth. The person may be sweet and supportive, similar to a nice warm comfortable blanket, but in truth your soul isn’t being nourished and you know something key is missing. It tells you to delay your personal work by distracting you with a new person to date, a new hobby or whatever the next new shiny object is, in order to take up your time to avoid you and your truth. The Ego doesn’t want you too focused on your Soul and living from here as it fears it will lose its control and ultimately perish. It communicates to you why things won’t work, why that new business idea you have won’t launch, why you can’t follow your passion, why no one would really like what you have to offer. All illusion and all false…unless of course you believe it, and then that is your truth unless you awaken. Ultimately what all of this really boils down to is the Ego wants you to remain in your head where it can control you and keep you small.
Then there is the heart---oh, the heart. It is so vastly different from the head. It has no borders, no limits, and no edges. It is more expansive than your imagination can even begin to envision. It is unlimited possibility. It is not an action it is “being”. Heart is connecting directly with your SOUL, your essence, your passion, who you really are and living in this alignment. It’s about listening to your intuition and allowing that to be your guide with everything you do. It is pure and total surrender. It is embracing the unknown without fear, worry, or anxiety. It’s about not knowing what comes next. It’s about not having to have a plan A & B or C-Z for that matter. It is your soul. It is your complete truth and remembering who you really are and why you are here and staying in this frequency. It is stepping into your personal power all on your own, and owning everything you are with total acceptance.
Many people mistake “being in your heart” as taking an action such as starting a new relationship or doing a kind act or service. While these actions are lovely and likely contain pieces of love energy, this is not what I speak of.
Many souls are swirling in stuck energy just now as there are different awareness camps out there. The asleep souls, the awakened souls and the souls on the path of awakening that are being distracted and pulled into this new energy swirl filled with complacency and distraction. These 3 camps are all quite different and the one that embraces and lives a heart-based existence is the awakened soul.
You can change camps just like you can change your reality when you set your intention and shift into your newly chosen alignment. You can’t just do this for a few days, get scared and fall back into your old ways. If you got fit, then stopped working out, would you expect your body to stay toned? Heart-based living requires daily work, self-love, and pure honesty without the games, distractions and ego taking the lead.
Which camp will you connect with my lovely souls? I hope you choose well for where you are along your path and accept yourself fully for who you are in the now. This is important and many of you will reach this level and much more. No matter where you are on your path, know that you are loved and supported by your invisible support team and that you have the power to create and reach levels beyond words. It is a challenging journey, and not for the faint of heart, but I can assure you that every single step is worth this feeling of inner peace and self-love.
Many blessing and love to you beautiful souls.