Belonging is Lifetime Work

Curiosity Junkie

06-07-2023 • 22 mins

Why is it so challenging to feel like we belong with others, or in a group? Maybe it’s because we aren't in the practice of belonging to ourselves.
So what exactly is belonging?
Belonging is the feeling of security and support when there is a sense of acceptance, inclusion, and identity for a member of a certain group. When an individual can bring their authentic self.
Here’s the cool thing. When we have the courage to be our authentic true self, we begin to communicate to others with clarity, with confidence and with grace.

How do we do it and how do we know when we’ve done it?
It is so important to learn to listen to yourself, to come to know yourself. To be in a relationship with yourself and to be in an ongoing daily practice of tuning in to yourself.
Belonging is not a fixed end with an achievable moment. It's not like we check it off our to-do list and suddenly we belong. The work of belonging is a practice because we return home again and again to the truth of who we are and a check in with who we are becoming.
Belonging to yourself is a practice of deep listening and deep courage.
It’s about honoring yourself, acknowledging yourself and seeing yourself.

After all, you are the one who will journey with you through this entire life. You are the most important person to see you as you.

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