by Kyla Tustin,  Soul Coaching® Advanced Trainer

Acceptance takes many forms in our lives.

I can accept what is.

I can accept what has been.

I can accept myself.

I can accept my body.

I can accept my gifts and talents.

I can accept, with deep gratitude, for receiving something.

Yet, I see many clients wanting to avoid the state of acceptance because they believe it implies complacency or accepting things they want to change, dreams yet to manifest, and unhealthy behavioral patterns in their relationships. The “idea” of acceptance, for them, means relinquishing power, focus, or accountability to change.

I get it, this is what I use to believe too, and yet these beliefs now stand far from the experiences I’ve had in my own life.

Before entering the magical world of energy healing and Soul Coaching®, I had no idea what feeling enough or accepting myself and the wonderful gift my life was meant. Fueled by a loud inner critic and judge, the idea of accepting myself or feeling a deep peace of mind was far from anything I’d ever known.

Mistakes at work would lead to days of self-berating, my monkey mind doing its best to avoid feeling everything rising to be released.

I’d blame myself for all that went wrong in my life from a deep place of shame, rarely letting myself off the hook.

Observing my partners’ parents, deeply accepting and content with their lives, left me in awe and discomfort. It felt like the most foreign way of being, an unattainable goal because something was wrong with me or I was programmed differently. I was constantly seeking what was next or judging what was as not where I wanted to be. And yes, it was exhausting.

Then, one magical day while I’d been invited to meditate with a wonderful Tibetan Lama as he chanted, I found what I call my “aaaaahhhh place!”

A quiet space of silence between the noise of my mind where my heart and body felt a deep sense of relief and an acceptance and contentment for the moment exactly as it is. And for who I AM within it. The gift I was accepting was that once I’d felt this experience of acceptance for what is right now, I knew it was possible and how expansive my energy felt in this state of being.

Now, let’s be clear, this didn’t miraculously transform my life and inner world overnight. But this moment of silence, where the feeling of deep serenity washed over me, was a graceful and gentle reminder of how possible it was to feel liberated and free.

It was the inspiration I needed to create a devotional practice daily to space, stillness, silence, time to connect with my soul and loving acceptance of all that is and rises as I enter this space! And the best bit, the more we build the muscle of ACCEPTANCE the more it becomes our everyday norm, and I am pleased to say that now I spend most of my days existing in this content state. Sure, passionately excited by what is on its way, though deeply and completely at peace with what is arriving and arising today and grateful for all of me. 

We often spend so much of our lives focused on what was, what’s next, and we can miss the beauty of what is.

May you #pressplayyourway on a moment of deep acceptance for all that you are, the blessings that currently exist in your life, and the knowing YOU MATTER right here and now, just as you are this month. May you ACCEPT all the celebrations, acknowledgements, discoveries, challenges, joys, delights, tears and even chaos that has been in 2023 with a deep pride in the knowing YOU MADE IT to today, and what a wonderful day it is to commit to lovingly accepting even more of what makes you divinely unique on this earth. 

Big love, K

PS. And if your heART is CALLING for you to ACCEPT the invitation to become a Certified Soul Coach in 2024, let’s chat.  

Kyla Tustin, Soul Coaching® Advanced Trainer

Kyla is an International Soul Coaching® Trainer, Master Practitioner, Energy Healer, and expert on ‘Pressing Play on Manifesting Your Greatest Business, Culture and Life.’ Her deep intuitive wisdom supports you to get out of the way, as you discover how to rise in love with yourself, wake up happy and energised, uncover your unique creative spark purpose, and transform all of this into actionable and successful long lasting results.

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