You can’t be both your old, limited self and your real SELF. It’s either one or the other, because the ONE replaces the other!

So in each moment, you must choose. You have to #StayWoke enough to:

Relax

Say, ‘I am now fully present’

Feel the peaceful joy of that

Smile

And stay there, as HER

#BeHerNow #NewEnergyNewLife #ThereIsNoOtherWay #Oprah #Peace




By Ruu Hawkins

We all enter seasons in our lives where we feel like everything is coming to a head – life just won't let up. I, for one, experience this period of “WTF" every few years, or so. Most recently – last May to be exact – I had firmly set my feet back on the ground (financially) following a drought of sorts due to job loss, followed by inconsistent freelance work, and countless financial emergencies, which drained my life savings.

Following a move from the west coast to the east coast – I was now surrounded by family and friends – a longing I had carried for several years prior, as a young single mother. My daughters were adjusting nicely. I felt as though the storm was over. Only, within eight months of returning to my hometown life knocking at my door was a fresh basket of lemons. Once more, I was faced with uncertainty as both a mother and provider, after receiving a pay cut of 50 percent – with but a week's notice.

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