Are you Ready for the Experience?

By Jennifer Peters

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READY FOR THE EXPERIENCE. Last night I posted on the Gram about the desires that we want but may not BE prepared to do what is required of us to truly experience those desires.


I had a conversation with a friend that got me thinking about this. (also, basically don't BE friends with me as some interaction will typically become a social post or newsletter article ;-)). 


To accept the things we desire – we will likely be asked to uplevel. What got us to where we are today - is NOT what will get us to where we want to be tomorrow. We have to change, if we want things to change. πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•

As I'm going through some deep career adjustments right now (scaling has challenges!), I have to BE prepared to do things different to how we've done them. That's uncomfortable. But think about it: If you want to take a leap in your career, are you willing to BE stretched and show up in a way that is required? Are you ready to take the responsibility needed to achieve the role? Are you willing to take chances and possibly fail?πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•Likewise, what kind of relationship do you want? For me, I want a deep, uncomfortably trusting, messy, heart-connecting, intoxicating, spiritual sharing, ridiculously passionate, soulfully intimate, truth-seeking, scary yet knowing kind of love. If you, like me, want a deep connection - that will require a level of openness, vulnerability, radical honesty, trust and openness, chance-taking & perceived ugliness that maybe you haven't given of yourself before. It requires us to uplevel in a way that may feel foreign. 


But realistically, how deep can we love if we can't share intimate details of ourselves & allow others to love us regardless?πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•If you want a healthy body, are you willing to implement the discipline required? Are you ready to potentially give up foods that aren't contributing to your goals? To consistently commit to movement that burns fat? To change up your routine - I've recently had to alter my workouts and macros to get to a new level of health that I desired.πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•We often can name our desires - but are we willing to expand ourselves to truly experience what BEcomes available to us? When I was speaking to my friend, I realized that the people, opportunities, instances that come before us each day, maybe we just aren't ready to accept because we are unwilling to take the challenge that having it would bring. We aren't ready to change ourselves so we can allow the experience of said desire into our existence. πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•

Maybe we push someone away, decline a meeting, say no to a new job opportunity because we think we'll fail. Maybe we can't let-the-F-go of something we need to free ourselves from in order to grasp what is available to us that leads us closer to our desire. 


I really try to take note of the people or instances that come into my experience - is it offering me the ability to uplevel - do I need to stretch myself to experience this situation/person/opportunity to truly get myself ready? Or does it make me so uncomfortable that I shy away from it, judge it or unconsciously think I'm not worthy of it? Or am I just not willing to do what is needed to step-up, uplevel and accept it? 

πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•πŸ’•How are you upleveling today?


We're changing and evolving over here at Just BE Kitchen - it's deeply uncomfortable and, it's what's needed as we grow. I'm here for it.