There are moments in our lives when we realize that we need to change something because we feel disconnected or unfulfilled, or maybe something is missing and we don’t know what it is, or joy has disappeared from our lives. In a situation like this, you can blame those areas of your life that are not working or where you are struggling and tell yourself that when you fix those things, you will be all right. Or you can decide to reinvent yourself.
The best way to start transforming your life is to embark on a journey of self-discovery. Observe yourself lovingly. Begin the process with self-awareness. Go to your inner world and see how you think and feel about yourself and your life. This is a trip of self-exploration and reflection. You can only do this journey with lots of Love for yourself, understanding, and avoiding blame or shame. Don’t reject yourself if you don’t like what you discover. Be grateful because the routes you traveled took you to where you are now.
Practice radical self-honesty and see how you talk to yourself and behave towards yourself, in which occasions you have denied yourself Love, betrayed yourself, or abandoned yourself and your dreams. No judgment allowed. Just see it and take note. Accept all as it is. This is not the moment to analyze anything but to gather information that will be useful for you along the road. Remember, you can change whenever you want. Your life starts again with every breath you take. Don’t put pressure on yourself; find the desire to change within you.
Now that you have all the information you need, you can learn from it and then let it go. It is the moment to let go of the habits, expectations, social norms, learned behaviors, and family patterns, that do not allow you to become the new version of yourself. Your past doesn’t determine your future if you let it be where it belongs: in the past. You want to create a happier, more fulfilled, and aligned you—someone who lives their truth. During the journey, you will discover who is the new you and what life you want to create.
This is your journey, travel with passion. It is your story, make it wonderful and totally yours. You are unique, and so is your experience. Embrace your power of creation. Replace old for new, change your mindset, let go of what doesn’t serve you, forgive, and you will create a new reality. It is the moment to reinvent. Find the courage to trust the journey and try new things. Don’t stop yourself or sabotage your efforts. Enter into the unknown territory of your life. A new land of opportunities waits for you.
You can evolve, grow, and transform any aspect of yourself and your life. It may feel too difficult or scary at times, and you may not know how to do it yet, but new possibilities will appear if you trust and take the first baby step. Discover how to move through the fear, doubt, confusion, insecurity, and limiting beliefs. Ask for guidance, support, signs, and synchronicities. You are not alone on this journey. Perseverance and commitment are what you need in your suitcase, and the desire to make the most enjoyable voyage no matter the challenges you encounter.
It is happening. You are now revealing yourself to the world differently. Embrace and embody the new version of yourself you have created. Be grateful for the opportunity to change you have given to yourself and for your redesigned life. Never forget to celebrate who you are becoming every step of the way. Accept your struggles and your victories; both are part of the journey. Now, you are the guide of your experience. You have created your own map. You decide the destination, and you travel with ease and grace. What a beautiful journey this life can be!
"If you are not where you want to be, do not quit, instead reinvent
yourself and change your habits"
Judith Costa is a Life and Love Coach, Seminar Leader, Writer and Speaker. She has a Masters degree in Psychology & Psychotherapy and an MBA. She helps her clients to overcome their blocks to Love, to Love themselves and to manifest the relationship they want.