In this second part we’ll look at the In-Between stage. For caregivers it is the space between what was and what will be. Suzanne Braun Levine calls this space the Fertile Void and describes it as, “the long, slow, deep breath -the gathering in of strength - that precedes a daring leap into the unknown.”
Here's a scenario to consider; someone asks you to attend a gathering, and you feel compelled to go. You don't want to, but what would they think of you if you didn't? Ask these questions; Why don't you want to go? Why do you feel compelled to go? What would happen if you honored yourself and didn't go?
My Yogi tea bag today says, “The gate to happiness is self-compassion”.
Your loved one may be in a vulnerable position, so it is imperative to allow them to know they can speak to you without judgment.
If you are always doing without pausing, one day you will turn around and ask yourself how your life passed so quickly.
In our daily lives, we are faced with decisions, some easier than others. Do you ever feel like your feet are stuck in cement?