I’m an ambitious person. I was satisfied and successful in my corporate career. But I knew without a doubt when my son was born that I wanted to stay at home. And even though that was the right choice, I never fully realized that I mourned the loss of my career. And even though I work part-time now in a very fulfilling and meaningful way, I feel a loss that I can’t pursue my career full-time. (Now I know there are many benefits and joys in being a stay at home unschooling mom. I’m not denying that – but I’m aware of some emotions that might be holding me back from being fully in my current life.)
So for all my fellow smart, motivated, professional mothers who chose to be with their children, here’s some tapping for those very slight but hidden regrets. Let’s see where it takes us:
(Tapping on the karate chop points:)
Even though I’m a mom, and that brings me great joy but also great doubt, I deeply and completely love and accept myself.
Even though I’m ambitious and I don’t know what to do with that ambition as a mom, I deeply and completely love and accept myself.
Even though I left my job to be a mom, and that was the right choice for me and my family, I allow myself to feel all the feelings around that decision.
Even though I used to be thin and have beautiful clothes and dress up everyday, and now I am frumpy and wear sweats, (said with a chuckle) I deeply and completely accept myself.
Even though being a mom is supposed to be so rewarding, and sometimes it just feels like a chore, I deeply and completely accept myself.
Even though I know I am lucky to be at home with the children and have the luxury of time, there’s a price I pay for that and I’m willing to acknowledge the pain, even though everyone else will just think I’m griping.
Moving through the points:
Being a mom
Not being a professional
This open heart center conditioning*
Being a mother
How do I measure?
Why does it matter?
Being a mom
Keep tapping through the points using your own language on any aspects that come up.
And let us know what you discover!
Hugs and love to all,
(* open heart conditioning is language from human design.)