The Inner Workout™ is the HOW TO get everything you dream of...loving relationships, a passionate career, abundance and peace in your life.
Thursday, July 23, 2009
"Be at home wherever you are as you deepen past the negativity or fear. Here is the comfort of who you truly are. Here there are no lies. Here you don't need anyone's love and approval. Here you are safe. Here you are full of pure love and from this space and the connection in you, an energy, life force rises up, a passionate sensation, the one that is resonating in you is conscious awareness and sacredness as your inner voice expresses softly from your heart. Feel your radiance and the glow of your inner riches."
"Listen to what fear wants to tell us. Create a safe place for the fear to be realized and released. Once the negativity of fear has a voice it will dissolve as we breathe into our own connection of fear.
The process of letting go of fear re-connects our heart compassionately. Compassion is the purest of love without conditions or judgment.
A deeper connection is made and we are free as we set someone else free.
Respond with compassion and allow your own fire to burn and ignite your loving heart."
"She used to take care of her home with joy; decorating and entertaining. Now she says, "I don't remember this place." My mother is living a waking nightmare and she is medicated to keep her out of her tortured mind. Alzheimer's is a terrible disease.
He withdraws into his inner world. He used to hear music and sing. My father has lost his hearing because of strokes. He is weakened physically by heart failure but he always says, "I'll be stronger tomorrow."
Each day I let go of a part of me that has been attached to my parents...I become more of myself.
Feeling deeply and authentically the darkness of sorrow without guilt, blame, self-pity or resentment can be our doorway to the light of transformation."
"When a loved one is living in their tortured mind.... connect with your own feelings and show up for your self first. Breathe into any fear or self-doubt that wants to torture you. Let go of control.....look in the mirror of your life....stop blaming others. Take responsibility for your emotional struggle.... Be with your own connection with your heart and breathe fully. Allow the energy to support you. Be patient as you hold your self first. The solution will come on the wings of peace. Be with your loved one here...the peaceful moment of connection.
My Mother has Alzheimer's and the darkness of the night takes her to a dark, confused and fearful place. Our family reminds her of the love she has always been. We are here, inside our own heart with her."
"Line up with the flow of your life. Know that you are worthy and everyone else is also. Move your fear out of the way and allow the support to show up for all. Be conscious and trust that it is all possible. Hold your inner child and be the expression of pure love. Give your self the unconditional love you needed as a child. Connect to your open heart. Breathe here for a while."
"Life doesn't have to be a sacrifice. Let go of the mind that holds guilt, fear, anger and disappointment. Acknowledge the emotional body that needs your attention. It is so important to allow the darkness of the situation to take you inside to feel. Drop into your feelings and allow your voice and tears to express the pain. Release and Breathe fully until the veil is lifted and the truth is shown to you. Here in this place the solution will come....be patient. Feel your self present and grounded. You are balanced now with one foot in and one foot out. Feel your heart open as you experience your life in totality. Now you can make healthy choices and show up with clarity. Be in the flow and journey with your unconditional heart."
"I have been with my Mother this past week. She was diagnosed with Alzheimer's over 5 years ago. She has been struggling and this horrible disease is taking her from us.
I watch my Mother being ripped away from her reality and forced into a new reality. A world where her home of 20 years and cottage of 50 years is not familiar to her. She asks what to do next and I feel my fear of what is going to happen next. She is conscious that something terrible is happening to her and I comfort and hold her here. I tell her that she is safe and at home and we are going to be with her.
She hears me and relaxes into a short sleep with peace. We repeat this experience over and over again. I tell her stories to remind her of the loving home and life that she and Dad created for their family.
I breathe fully into my fears and release the tears from my heart. My connection to peace can now be the light to calm her in her darkness. I have no resentment for the time I choose to be present with her journey and the changes happening. I am grateful to my daily practice as I let go of emotional barriers so that I show up as a doorway for my Mother's resistance and fears to leave and for the energy of peace to arrive.
Every moment is precious and I know that it is an honor to be with her... I am grateful.
I will take each day at a time and every step I take will bring me closer to loving acceptance."
Colleen Hoffman Smith is an author, facilitator and developer of The Inner Workout™ Program which she created as her emotional support system that transformed every aspect of her life.
She has been sharing this powerful life practice for over 15 years empowering others to experience a life of unconditional love and peace that comes with emotional freedom.
She has inspired many to take care of their emotional body in a healthy way, so that they live their lives through an open and compassionate heart, connected to all that they are.
This process helps you to BE the essence of love, peace, consciousness and oneness in the world; a purpose shared by her triplet sisters.