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10 Signs You’re Resisting Life & How to Reignite Your Flow

Are you resisting life?

Such resistance is futile, exhausting and painful!

Check yourself against this 10 point list and empower yourself with simple solutions to reignite your flow…

1. Believing that some aspect of your life is wrong

Right and wrong are words that we use to label ourselves, other people and experiences. They are meaningless, as the concept of something being right or wrong is completely down to individual perspective and the overall context in which we view it. If something is wrong, it leads us to resist it, causing instant unease.

Solution – Practice no longer labeling anything or anyone as right or wrong. Let yourself witness everything with fresh eyes.

2. Looking for limitations and barriers

We become conditioned by our belief system and past experiences to anticipate what may come next in life. Our brains are wired to look for evidence to support our perspective. If we look for limitations and barriers in our daily life, we will find them quite easily.

Solution – Anticipate miracles and magic instead. Shift your perspective to be ready for happy surprises and instances of the Universe leveraging you forward.

3. Accepting “your lot”

The natural flow of life is designed for us to flourish and fly at our full potential. Giving up on ourselves, and accepting that life can never change or we can never achieve what we desire, goes against this natural flow.

Solution – Remind yourself daily: “My inherent nature is to expand and evolve constantly. I am a creative being and anything is possible.”

4. Forcing things to happen

When we are pushing to make things happen, life becomes hard work. Modern society conditions us to believe that we must fight for what we want and we too easily adopt an “at all costs” approach to achieving our desires.

Solution – Trust that what you desire will come to fruition in divine timing and order, as a result of you being fully expressed, doing what you love and enjoying every moment of it. Train your mind to focus on this – believe it, think it, feel it.

5. Repeating negative experiences

Challenges are opportunities to learn. We evolve at a soul level through the tough times in our life, as we reflect upon them, understand what they have taught us and step forward as stronger and wiser people. If we do not take the learning on-board, we are destined to repeat negative experiences over and over again.

Solution – Take stock of the recurring negative patterns in your life. Consider what lessons lie within them, and live with a continuous improvement mindset.

6. Using the “should” word often

“I should be smarter/slimmer/happier.”

Often when we say “should”, it immediately denotes a non-acceptance of what already is, or a forcing of something into existence. This is what I call the Should’ing Syndrome – the expectation that something be different than it actually is. This can only create discontent with the reality we’re experiencing.

Solution – Notice where you are should’ing yourself, others or life. Practice complete acceptance of what is, and from that place of allowing you can still define actions you can take now to create new outcomes that fit your preferred reality.

7. Living on auto-pilot and missing the signals in your life

The Universe constantly presents us with signals (confirming and guiding signals such as synchronicities/coincidences, and intervening signals such as apparent challenges and roadblocks), as a feedback mechanism to help us evolve and go with the natural flow in life. Ignoring these signals can be perilous. If we live on auto-pilot with no conscious awareness, we risk missing these valuable messages from the Universe.

Solution – Lift your awareness. Practice being fully present in the NOW. Embrace your childlike wonder moment by moment. Be curious and reflective. Make it a priority to learn from and grow through each opportunity and challenge you encounter. Anticipate signals showing up in your life and you're much more likely to recognize them when they do!

8. Being rigidly attached to your opinions

Remaining stuck within a limited perspective, attached to our opinions, prevents us from evolving in our understanding of ourselves and life. We are constantly offered opportunities to open our minds and expand our knowledge, but we must first accept the invitation to do so.

Solution – Notice what you hold strong opinions about. Reflect upon the validity of other people’s perspectives. Treat your opinions as temporary and upgrade-able.

9. Avoiding change at all costs due to fear of the unknown

When we stay within the familiar routine of our comfort zone, and away from fear, we are not truly living. Life calls upon us to step out into the unknown, to dream our dreams, to use our minds to imagine and create new possibilities, and to courageously take action to bring that into our reality.

Solution Fear does not have to define your life, if you simply acknowledge it is a normal response to entering unknown territory. List what you most aspire to be, do and create, then list what fears keep you stuck. Select one fear and commit to taking at least one action to step beyond that fear. Move forward by channeling fear of the unknown into curiosity as you explore and create.

10. Believing the world is against you 

It can seem, at times, like we are separate from one another and from the world as a whole. We are led to believe in this separateness, due to the seemingly independent nature of our physical world. However, everything is energy. Everything is consciousness manifest as life. Everything is therefore connected, from the one source. Source energy never goes against itself. It is impossible for the world to be against you.

Solution Remind yourself daily with this affirmation: “I live in a friendly Universe. The Universe has got my back. I am connected to everything and everyone.”

I leave you with the words of an incredibly wise man…

“To offer no resistance to life is to be in a state of grace, ease, and lightness. This state is then no longer dependent upon things being in a certain way, good or bad. It seems almost paradoxical, yet when your inner dependency on form is gone, the general conditions of your life, the outer forms, tend to improve greatly. Things, people, or conditions that you thought you needed for your happiness now come to you with no struggle or effort on your part, and you are free to enjoy and appreciate them – while they last. All those things, of course, will still pass away, cycles will come and go, but with dependency gone there is no fear of loss anymore. Life flows with ease.”

Eckhart Tolle

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  1. Dear B,

    Thank you for sharing all that you share. Your coaching video’s and emails helped me transform my perspective in just a few weeks and it made a massive impact on my life and the way I feel about myself. I feel more empowered every day. The morningritual helps a lot. On top of that, these daily mailings are like a compass to me. I thank the universe every morning for finding your website and YouTube channel. I’m also telling everyone that wants to listen that this valuable information exists. These lessons should be tought in school at a very young age. The world would benefit so much of it. I’m trying to do my part by raising my son with this knowledge. Thank you a thousand times from the center of my soul!

    1. Thank you Rebecca, it’s so lovely to connect and I appreciate your gratitude. It’s wonderful to know the resources make a difference for you. Welcome to our community and thanks also for sharing the love forward with people in your network. Big hugs! Bx

  2. Nicely written ! Really useful ! Thought provoking ! Thanks ‘B’ for your great efforts for the humanity !

  3. Hello I do not want to buy or subscribe but instead read the daily free positive daily quote thank you for this

    1. Hi Ann! Lovely to connect with you. Thanks for your message. Our daily positive resources/messages are sent via email. We send these out Mondays to Fridays, it’s free to subscribe to receive these if you wish to. The emails contain a mixture of positivity, from quotes and “thought for the day”, to featured articles, videos and more. If you prefer just to be inspired without receiving our emails as a subscriber, you’re welcome to visit our site whenever you wish and soak up the content. Warmest wishes! Bernadette

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B is a Spiritual Life Coach & Author with over a decade of experience working with clients online, both one-on-one and in groups, helping them to reconnect and align with their soul for a more purposeful, fulfilling, and magical life.

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