I used to totally reject the feminine, and live completely in my masculine. ✨
Growing up I was a total tomboy, and boy did I love it. I loved hanging out with boys, having more male friends than female friends, and relished in the differences I sensed between myself and the other girls around me. I didn’t know why at the time, but looking back I understand this came from an overall rejection of the feminine in my household. My mother lived in her masculine energy almost exclusively, and I was raised to believe that femininity or feminine energy meant weakness.
We live in a very masculine dominated society. I don’t know if any other former tomboys can relate, but when it was pointed out to be that I wasn’t very tapped into my feminine energy I was pretty upset.
“Why wouldn’t I want to be masculine? Masculinity is success, it’s power. Femininity isn’t that, it’s weak. “
After passing through these feelings I began to embrace my feminine side, but as this happened I also began to abandon the masculine! I loved my newfound sense of emotion and vulnerability, and I thought to go back to the masculine world of rigidity and structure meant leaving that behind.
I’m here to tell you that I was wrong. In the battle of masculine vs feminine there is no winner, because there should be no battle in the first place. 🤷🏼♀️❤️
The masculine and the feminine work best in harmony, and to unlock our fullest selves we must harness both sides of the energetic powers within us. We need both the masculine and the feminine.
In this week’s video, “Why You Must Balance Your Masculine and Feminine Energies”, you’ll hear me reference a metaphor I learned that describes masculine energy as a river’s bedrock, and the feminine as the water that runs through it. The two amplify one another and allow each other’s power to be further upheld. 🙌🏻
Yes, there will be situations that require more masculine channeling and there will be those that require more feminine energy. But when we honor both and spend equal time tapping into both of the powers that exist within us, the stronger we’ll be able to channel our own creative potentials and step into our fullest selves.
And by the way, I’m not really talking about gender roles here. The little tomboy I was in my childhood was beautiful and I’m not suggesting I should’ve been more “feminine”. What we’re talking about here is energy and modes of operation – structure vs. flow, rigid vs. fluid.
Whether we like it or not, we all encompass the masculine and the feminine. To embrace both and to honor both is to honor your full self.
It is, in its truest form, an act of self love. ❤️
While on the topic of honoring our fullest selves and acts of self love, I’d like to let you know that I’m currently holding space for TWO womxn to come into a 9 week 1:1 journey to go through your own manifestation journey. This is a strategic, personal development coaching program to dive into exactly what YOU need for (Maybe we’ll even cover some masculine and feminine channeling goodness 😉). If you’re ready to jump into 2021 by making it a new, different, and leveled up year for you, this process will definitely be up your alley.✨💕
Get in touch or set up a call on any platform you can find me and we’ll figure out the best way to work together.