We all go through life waiting for bliss to happen to us. We tick these boxes hoping at the end of it all we will feel fulfilled, satisfied and contented. Yet, if we were to be brutally honest with ourselves; this projection of wanting to achieve such key needs that come from within with anything without is a myth! This is so as needs that arise internally can never be matched to things attained externally. A house, a spouse, a child cannot complete, define or even satisfy us. It is the continuous endeavor to keep on rediscovering, redefining and even reconnecting with ourselves that shifts everything. Naomi's story shows how this shift happened for her and how you as a woman can embrace such bold shifts in life. Indulge us.
I had achieved all the things that I had wanted in life, as per my goals at 30 years. Things such as spouse, kids, home. However, I still felt extremely frustrated. I no longer understood myself. Nothing was exciting me anymore. I had lost myself at some point in life. I did not know where I was and what was wrong with me. With time, I became very bitter with everyone. I blamed everyone for my lack of happiness. This emptiness led me to add lots of weight. I relied on food to meet a need within . I had become an emotional feeder.
Additionally, I became very withdrawn and could lock myself in my bedroom all day. I remember after my kids left for school and spouse left for work, I would sleep all day and munch packets of biscuits, chocolates, sodas, much sweetened tea all in one day. [...] Read More