There can be space and openness in the physical body.
We can have a space between the thoughts in our mind.
We can create space in our daily schedules.
Spaciousness facilitates relaxation.
With relaxation comes natural healing.
Spaciousness increases our capacity to engage another and perhaps actually hear and consider the other’s perspective.
With spaciousness we have the capacity to learn about new ideas; test new ways of being and watch the impact of our thoughts and actions.
Spaciousness facilitates insight, ideas and newness.
With spaciousness miracles are easier, unexpected blessings and unexpected grace can be noticed.
How do we create space in our lives?
I purposely allow extra time between client appointments and external commitments.
I schedule walks, hikes and play-dates!
I also practice spaciousness by having a ‘light hold’ on my thoughts and beliefs, and by allowing newness to penetrate. Newness cannot come through a wall of thoughts, beliefs or commitments.
Newness and insight won’t enter when we are filled up and overflowing.
Sometimes when we create spaciousness, the feeling of boredom, anxiety or fear will arise. This arises because it needs to be healed. Sitting with discomfort, we learn to be present, turning boredom, anxiety or fear into a deeper experience of this moment.
Here are a few ideas worth trying:
Declutter, delegating, saying yes only to priority events, say no to events that push us ‘too far’, eat a little less – so that you can digest your food better, stretch your body every day, get outside, breathe deeply from the belly, laugh to release emotions, cry when you need to, and making time to play!
This is a bit of the story of how I came to create greater spaciousness in my life and how spaciousness opens a door to deeper transformative shifts.