We all posses energetic reactions that occur as messengers to our present circumstances.
They can manifest in a myriad of ways but mostly noticed as the physical or emotional feeling life.
Yet we have gotten caught up in criticizing and second guessing these messengers that very often we lose our way and endlessly search for answers that innately exist within our own being.
Our lack of faith in our feeling life condemns us into a cerebral world shutting down our instinctual fire.
It does not take Jung or Freud to understand that this probably comes from years of being told what’s appropriate about how to feel and then react based on those feelings.
The truth is we are not encouraged to feel our feelings and trust our instincts.
We are taught to listen and believe what the ‘adults’ or ‘educators’ say is THE way.
Unfortunately for the artist, this conditioning can deprive us the opportunity to discover our own flow in a healthy creative manner.
How many times as children have we had our feelings surrounding a particular experience only to be shut down because it threatens the comfort zone of what is normal?
As a result, we reluctantly begin to adjust our feelings and hush our inner guide.
We develop habits in order to cope with our feeling life and manipulate our experience to go the way it is ‘suppose to go’.
We become a puppet pulled by the strings of our own avoidance.
Maybe we laugh, joke, sigh, hold our breathe, excessively clean, overwork, become sexually compulsive, drink, smoke, use drugs, etc just to hide from these physical and emotional messengers.
However when we allow ourself the opportunity to truly dip into and flow from this place of our own inner truth, our instincts open the floodgates for our own individual wisdom, guidance, and knowledge.
We begin to dissolve our own limitations, disintegrate our conditioning, and follow through with what we know is good and true for our best and highest purpose.
Being attuned, willing to trust, and allowing ourself to get back to this natural state gets us off the detour and on the right path for our individual needs.
That’s the gift of our feelings and the job of our instincts.
These are our own special little messengers.