39 – How to move through your shadow self & connect with your higher self with Carly Stephan
We discuss the body narratives that shaped how she views her body. Carly shares with us how she undid some of the expectations and re-write what it was to be a success on her terms. We then discuss what our shadow self is, and how it shows up in our life. She walks us through some simple ways to own our shadow nature. And then devulges us in the embodiment of our higher self.
Carly spoke about how the shadow self emerged in her life.
For Carly, the shadow self emerged in her early thirties, when she began increasing the light in her body. She speaks about the shadow as something that emerges within us, we know it is a part of our shadow self when we deny or suppress it. She suggests reading Debbie Ford’s book, ‘The Dark Side of the Light Chasers’. Carly suggests beginning to look at all of the ways that this beautiful shadow trait has served us. Owning it and integrating it can assist us in harmonising with it and living in a non-reactive way. We can channel our shadow self through us in a way that serves us or others within our shadow self.
She discusses that once this initial work has been completed, then wholeness will emerge next.
When we release the density of what we need to release, we are no longer an energetic match to the circumstance that kept coming around.
Carly speaks about her embodiment of her higher self.
She shares with us how we have different wisdom centres within our body, she focuses particularly on the womb and heart space. She found that the more she became embodied, the more adept at reading her wisdom she became.
As an example, she shares with us the importance of knowing the signals of our body and being in a place of observing our body when something is presented to us instead of going to our mind for
Carly’s answers to our three PR Questions:
Favourite sex toy — Fingers and hands, and
Listening to — Discovery Of Witches (BBC show’s soundtrack).
Reading — Assassin’s Apprentice Robin Hobb, The Travelling Hornplayer Barbara Trapido, and Becoming Supernatural Joe Dispenza.
Carly Stephan is a mentor and coach who guides women to align with and embody their inner light, and is the creatrix of Anchor Your Light, an online program designed to activate and guide women into the bone-deep knowing of their divinity.
Carly has a desire to help women who feel burdened and constricted by the expectations of society to unshackle themselves, tap into their inner radiance and share their brilliant light with the world.
After over a decade working on in international humanitarian development projects for communities, Carly began to explore what it is that humans need to access their inner light. This marked the beginning of her own light-discovery journey, and she now uses this experience, along with her extensive professional experience and intuitive abilities to guide women into their own light. She does this via her private 1:1 mentoring and group coaching programs.
When she’s not doing this, you’ll find her immersed in nature somewhere, or curled up on the couch with a good book.
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