A month ago, I had to do a talk about stepping out of your comfort zone and living your life much more on you terms instead of other peoples terms. A talk that guided the audiens to live a more authentic life and was helping them to get rid of the “People Pleaser”.
Personally, I really like changes and therefor I very easily adjust and tune in, so it propels me forward in my life, but it hasn’t always been like that.
One of the biggest values in my life, have always been security and safety
But I have, hence the crutial moments and changes there have been in my life, actually learned to love changes, and right now, changes are of great value to my life.
I no longer chose the safe and secure way, because I’ve experienced, I grow much more with the changes.
As a result, my comfort zone is growing all the time, which in fact means, that I get an even larger area, where I feel safe.
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AND now back to that talk, this blog started with.
A week before the talk, I came up with the most amazing idea, to step out of my own comfortzone. I have been a speaker for almost 6 years now, and have been speaking in front of 500 people, been speaking in Dubai, in New York so I’m pretty comfortable with being on stage, and the more people there are, the more excited I get and I always get HIGH of speaking 🙂
So I had to come up with something completely different.
When I was younger, I had an eating disorder for 10 years and I hated my body for 20 years, so I though it would be a fabulous idea to begin my talk in a bikini, whilst I was talking about how we’re judging ourselves and others.
Well, at that point I thought it was a brilliant idea, then I started thinking (don’t ever do that!):
What wouldn’t they think about me?
What if they thought I was cheap and slutty?
What if they thought I was too much ?
and my mind kept going and going, until I decided: that no matter what my mind told me, I would still do it, and then I started telling friends about it!
AND I DID IT, and you know what: It WAS a fabulous idea, and this was one of my best talks ever. People came to me afterwards and told me, what an impact I had on them, that I WALKED MY TALKED and I was a true inspiration. And so what, if someone thinks I am too much, what if they think I am cheap or slutty..
It doesn’t really matter, because I am me, and I for sure know who I am, no matter what they think 🙂
And the funny bit about this is, I promised to post a picture on Facebook and so I did, and I tell you, I have NEVER ever had so many comments and likes as I did with that picture.
Love and light
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