Who are you?
Such a simple question but one that can be hard to answer.
I know for me that part of my journey has been to “unfold” who I am without needing to mould myself into other people’s expectations of me.
I call it the chameleon affect.
Trying to always “blend in” with my surroundings.
I also understand that this can stem from a “deep routed” sense of not being ok with self.
I remember as a child creating fairytale lands of magic powers and invincibility which I now know was in an attempt to escape the harsh reality of my less than perfect upbringing and often tumultuous home environment.
I created places and worlds where I would be “safe”.. All powerful and connected to something other than what was happening around me.
Today I allow myself to escape in healthier ways.
Movies, books, art, colouring books and poetry are ways that I allow my inner child to feel acknowledged.
This is important for me especially with the sometimes over whelming responsibility of having to “adult”.
When I connect with myself through creative expression and to my inner child, I can then go into the world with a greater confidence and able to remain consistently in self approval.
I can look at myself and know who I am.
Back to my original question..
Who are you?
Who “can” you be and what part needs your attention today?
How would it be to listen to the inner child within and see what they need?
Even just for while before you need to be a responsible adult again.
With love and light.