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  • Writer's pictureShandelynn Hillard, LMFT

Are You Walking Your True Path? 5 Steps to Discover Your Journey

Hey y’all, Shandelynn here. We’ve all been there, standing at the crossroads of life, wondering if we’re on the right track. It’s like walking through a dense fog, where each step feels uncertain. But what if I told you that you hold the compass to navigate this journey?

Today, let’s explore some practical steps to help you find your true path.

1. Brain Dump: Unload Your Thoughts

First things first, let’s clear that mental clutter. Grab a pen and paper, and just write. Pour out every thought, worry, and dream onto that page. Don’t filter or judge. This ‘brain dump’ is a powerful tool to lay all your cards on the table. It’s like decluttering your mind to see what truly matters.

2. Revisit Your Joy

Think back to times when you felt truly joyful and alive. What were you doing? Who were you with? Often, our happiest moments hold clues to our true path. Reflect on these memories and look for patterns or themes. They are like breadcrumbs leading you to your passion.

3. Seek Feedback, But Trust Yourself

It’s okay to seek guidance from those who know you well. However, remember that the final decision is yours. Listen to your gut – it’s your internal compass guiding you towards your true north.

4. Experiment and Explore

Life isn’t black and white, and neither is your path. Give yourself permission to try new things. Volunteer, take up a new hobby, or join a class. Sometimes, our path reveals itself through exploration and experimentation.

5. Reflect on Your Growth

Look at how far you’ve come. What have you learned? How have you grown? Acknowledging your journey helps you understand where you’re headed.

Three Questions to Ponder

1. What Lights You Up? – What activity

makes you lose track of time?

2. Where Do You Find Ease? – What

comes naturally to you, almost


3. What Impact Do You Want to Make?

– How do you want to contribute to

the world?

Three Daily Affirmations

1. “I trust the journey, even when I do

not understand it.”

2. “I am capable of navigating my path

with wisdom and courage.”

3. “Each step I take is leading me to my

true purpose.”

Y’all, remember that it’s okay to not have all the answers. The beauty of life is in its mystery and the journey of self-discovery. Use these tips and reflections to guide you, but always trust your heart. You’re not just walking a path; you’re creating it with each step you take. Until next time, keep embracing your journey with an open heart and an adventurous spirit.

Remember, you’ve got this!

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