Recently, I watched an interview with Jennifer Lopez she touched on your own voice. Her album “This Is Me Then” sounded more like her according to her children. It got me thinking about my own voice and writing. Some questions I asked myself were, “Does this sound like me? Does this reflect my values? Am I coming home to myself through my writing?”
I did a workshop and one of the questions was, “What does home mean to me?” Home means coming home to myself. It means being at peace and accepting myself fully. It also means feeling secure within myself.
Back in 2014 and 2017 I had a crisis. My trust in myself was broken due to my self sabotaging. Now in 2022 I have healing from my self destructive ways. I have learned about personal power and finding my true voice. Not many people know this about me but I struggle with the inner critic. What I mean by this is that I struggle with an aspect of myself that is highly critical. It seems like it’s impossible to overcome and please. During the years I was spiraling downward I realized that I needed to love myself. I needed to have trust restored within myself. I had to get to a point where I could accept the woman who was staring at me in the mirror. Now, I’m content with who I am. I accept myself and am still learning to love myself wholeheartedly.
I encourage you to seek your own truth and see what it reveals. To stay true to yourself and to find your own voice.
“Remember, it’s a beautiful world. Take a closer look. Open up your heart and trust.”-Reina
Much Love and Light,
Reina a.k.a. Raven Reina