So much is shifting in the Universe. Anyone who is intentionally reclaiming their connection to Spirit, to Self, to the Divine is certainly feeling the intensity. Outdated systems are falling away. Specifically, you may be experiencing a significant process of energetic clearing that involves transforming patterns of holding yourself back and getting in your own way. We are being invited to own our power more emphatically than ever before. Now is your time to shine as the cosmic star you are. To do so, however, you need to have your own back and show up for yourself.

Take Up Space

Are you always trying to keep yourself small to stay “out of the way”? Do you constantly apologize for things that are not your fault—worried about causing conflict with your bright light? If so, you will notice situations beginning to present themselves as opportunities to make yourself seen and heard. Now is the time to do things differently and to commit to giving yourself that spacious and well-positioned spot at the table. Rather than keeping your voice shallow and hushed, literally or figuratively, give yourself a microphone and insist on being heard. When we limit ourselves from our Divine nature, the Universe will mirror it back to us. Get out of your own way and commit to taking center stage.

Make a Date with Yourself

To begin showing up for yourself, make a conscious decision to stop worrying about external validation. You do not need others to confirm it is your time. Have faith in you and choose yourself to be the star you know you are. Only you can proclaim your readiness to be all you came here to be. Take the initiative to reveal your brilliant work, ideas, and message to the world. Invest in yourself, find the platforms that suit your gifts best and make a date with yourself to get up and out there!

You Won’t Please Everyone and That’s Okay

All we can ask of ourselves is that we do the very best we can. What that is may not please everyone, but that’s not about us so we need not take it on. Other people’s projections are about them. We can’t control that. It is crucial to let go of our attachments to what others think of us. Allow yourself to be here now in all your humanness and open your heart to the joy of being uniquely you. When your thoughts, words, and actions are based on heart centered intention, and you take steps to actively carry this intention forward the best way you can, it doesn’t matter how it is experienced by others because it is coming from the heart. So let go of fear of judgment and be great!

Trust Your Inner Wisdom

You have your own answers. Receiving guidance from others is profoundly useful and supportive, but ultimately YOU are the one who has the answers you need about your own journey and path. Trust your intuition. Your inner wisdom will guide you to optimize your gifts so they can be shared with the world and enable the impact you came here to have.

Flexibility Allows for Growth

Let go of all fixed expectations. Dream big, bigger than you feel comfortable with. Allow the expansion of your soul to organically unfold. Be conscious of how vast you can be and dissolve any attachments to the need for things to look or be a certain way. Manifest your way! By being flexible, the suppleness of your process will allow your full wattage to shine through.

When you show up for yourself, you showcase your Divine nature. The key is to give yourself permission to do so. The strategies above can help prevent you from getting in your own way. Make a commitment to yourself to celebrate your greatness. When you have the courage to show up for yourself, you inspire others to do the same, and as such, it is a central aspect of your compassionate service to humanity. Showing up for yourself contributes to your efforts of positive change and allows you to carry out the unique mission you came here to share.



*Inspired by the wisdom of the Sumerian Goddess Inanna, this blog is an invitation to live as she does, like an Unapologetic Heroine.

Seana Zelazo, LICSW is a psychotherapist, spiritual coach, and intuitive channel committed to helping us live unapologetically, by restoring balance within and without through the wisdom of the Sumerian Goddess Inanna. Look for her upcoming book The Way of Inanna: A Heroine’s Guide to Living Unapologetically in Septembr 2022.

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