Living from your authentic self-touts many benefits, both for your physical body and your mental/emotional body. Here are a few signs that you might be disconnected from your authentic self, and a few tips on how to regain that connection to your personal power source.
#1 -You’re Frequently Bored or Generally Discontent in Life
If you find yourself frequently bored or experiencing an overall discontentment in your life — this could indicate a disconnect with your authentic self. When you’re connected to your authentic self, you are connected with your purpose. Knowing your purpose provides you with the larger framework for your life, including things like what you do for work, where you live, and who you live with. It defines your long-term planning and goals, and it gives you a guidepost by which to make big decisions that will impact your life. Knowing your purpose also provides you with an in-the-moment framework for your life. When you know who you are, and you show up filled with your purpose in every moment, every small thing in your life takes on meaning. The interaction with the cashier at the store, the traffic on the way home from work, what you eat on your lunch break, the thoughts you entertain — all of these take on a new dimension of meaning. When this happens, life takes on a magical quality. Everyday things take on the quality of the extraordinary. It becomes impossible to feel bored or discontented.
#2 - You’re Frequently Resentful
Resentment is caused by doing something that you actually don’t want to do, or doing something with the expectation (often unspoken) of something in exchange. It’s the response of someone who is letting life control them, rather than taking control of their life. When you are not connected to your authentic self, you lack clarity and you become bereft of the ability to set healthy boundaries, including saying yes when it’s appropriate — and more importantly, saying no when it is appropriate....
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Mindy Amita Aisling