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According to the mirror principle, everything that occurs outwardly is a manifestation of what’s going on inwardly.
What we see outwardly is mass hysteria. Division. Mistrust.
Some say we are facing a health crisis.
What we’re really facing is a crisis of identity. And that’s as result of what’s been going on inwardly.
For a long time, there’s been an aspect of ourselves we’ve been unwilling to face. Psychologically, it’s the part of you that you don’t want to admit to having. It’s your shadow side.
All this time spent in isolation and “lockdown” has brought that unconscious part of yourself forward. Try as you might, you can’t bottle it up or shove it back down.
And that causes discomfort.
But your job isn’t to change or even heal that shadow side. And projecting onto others isn’t productive either.
The truth is, you have always had a shadow side, and you always will.
The only thing you need to do is acknowledge it. Sit with it. Understand that it’s there for a reason. Learn to love it even.
Dismissing it, ignoring it, or trying to medicate it is only going to cause more inward turmoil. Remember – what manifests outwardly is a result of what’s going on inwardly.
You may have been able to keep it contained to this point. But we’re at a new crossroads now. Humanity is awakening.
If you have been feeling discomfort, then know that you will continue to feel it until you embrace your shadow self.
You may think that someone else is responsible for the ugliness you see in yourself. That’s not true, because you are the one witnessing it.
We are much too quick to label emotions as good or bad, when emotions are just human, and they are often pointing to something we need to face or pay more attention to.
A year ago, there was no urgency to engage your shadow self. Now, it’s urgent that you do.
Disclaimer: I am not a psychologist. If you need psychological help, please seek a qualified professional.
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