LIFE LESSONS Dif­fi­cult de­ci­sions can bring ful­fil­ment.

WHEN LARAH DAVIS RE­ALISED SHE WAS UN­COM­FORT­ABLE IN HER COM­FORT ZONE, SHE MADE A DIF­FI­CULT DE­CI­SION THAT BROUGHT FUL­FIL­MENT

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There are those ‘big’ loves, the ones that blind you, that bind you, that in­vite you to give ev­ery­thing to them. That’s ex­actly what my re­la­tion­ship was. I bought into my part­ner’s al­pha male power and thought,

‘what a won­der­ful chance to rest and re­ceive’. Yet, by step­ping back, I also stepped out of my own power. I relin­quished my in­de­pen­dence and found my­self trapped in an enor­mous spi­der’s web of busi­ness, house, loans, ego, fears and con­fu­sion.

A turn­ing-point came when a dear friend of mine was di­ag­nosed with late-stage cancer. I felt com­pelled to work with her, do­ing coach­ing, en­er­getic heal­ing, vi­su­al­i­sa­tions – any­thing I could to o er her life­lines be­yond her di­ag­no­sis.

This made me re­mem­ber what I was truly here for – to en­able oth­ers to heal them­selves; to nd re­lease, re­lief and pos­i­tiv­ity, es­pe­cially in the face of life-threat­en­ing fears.

Right then, I made a com­mit­ment leave the dark hole of my toxic re­la­tion­ship and get to a place where I could help oth­ers. I knew that I needed to shift my fo­cus, and did this through daily prac­tices of light­ing a can­dle, set­ting in­ten­tions, med­i­ta­tion, walk­ing with my dog, do­ing em­pow­er­ing yoga in the evenings and spend­ing week­ends im­mersed in nature.

Fol­low­ing my sep­a­ra­tion, I came to Ibiza and set up my own well­ness re­treats which, af­ter 10 years, con­tinue to o er a sanc­tu­ary to those in need of time out, heal­ing and sup­port. In the end, the chal­lenges of the sep­a­ra­tion from my part­ner served to high­light my strengths. Be­ing able to leave an un­com­fort­able com­fort zone gave me the means to spread my wings and y.

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