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The True Self Challenge

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Life happens, and for many reasons, we can lose touch with ourselves, whether that be through a relationship, work, roles and commitments, or a pandemic. This challenge is here to help you find yourself once again!

Reconnecting on a daily basis with your True Self can sometimes feel like hard work, and an absolute challenge, so come and join us to take those steps together.

For five days I will be sharing five small pieces of gold that have provided me with big aha's, pivotal pieces of the puzzle, and have given those that I have worked with some of the same feelings and results.

My why is about helping people to connect back to their true self. I know what it feels like to be disconnected, and I struggled with that for a long time, thinking there were all sorts of things wrong with me. I would drink a lot and look for other ways to avoid feeling that feeling of disconnection and not knowing who I was. The thing was I didn't know that was the issue.

Until I started taking the steps.

I didn't have a roadmap or a GPS. It was a case of taking the steps, trial and error, exploring, and researching every which way I could to try and get some understanding of what was going on for me.

I have now created that roadmap I needed, and I would love the opportunity to share it with you.

Keen to find the gold that's inside of you?

Big aha's but without the overwhelm and totally FREE!

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About Liz Fry

Liz Fry is a certified Life Coach with years of experience that works with people to uncover their core beliefs about themselves that have been playing out in the past in different areas of their life. Then, together, they start the journey of moving forward. A journey that can help people create a life very different to the one they have known for so long. An authentic life of hope and opportunities.

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Rāhina / Monday

Reconnect with yourself

Connecting with yourself is a skill. To start the week, begin by taking a moment to check in with yourself, acknowledge how you’re feeling and how the last few years of turbulence affected you and your connection with others and the world around you. This is a good time to think about the people you have lost contact with who you might want to reach out to, or the special places you haven’t visited in a while, and set some whāinga/goals for the week ahead.

At the end of the week, you can reflect on how you felt at the start and how reconnecting with the people and places that are special to you has lifted you up.

A few ideas for reconnecting with yourself:

Rātū/ Tuesday

Reconnect with a friend or loved one

We know life can get busy, but feeling connected to the people that are important to us can make a big difference to our mental health. Connection brings purpose and belonging to our lives and makes us feel happier and more secure. Today is about reconnecting with the people in our lives – it could be someone special who you have lost touch with or just wish you caught up with more often.

A few ideas for reconnecting with a friend or loved one:

Rāapa / Wednesday

Reconnect with a special place

The places and spaces we spend our time in have a huge impact on how we feel. Most of us have places we can go that calm, inspire or uplift us. Today, make time to go to a place that is special to you and take notice of how you feel when you are there. For some of us, the special place that comes to mind might be out of reach - perhaps it’s overseas, or too far away to get to. Even if we can’t get there right now, there are ways that we can reconnect with the places that lift us up.

A few ideas for reconnecting with a special place:

Rāpare / Thursday

Reconnect with your community.

Today is about reconnecting with your hapori whānui/wider community. It’s the perfect time to sign up to be a volunteer or join a local community group, but it could also be as simple as making the effort to reconnect with the people you interact with every day. Today is all about savouring the little hononga/connections that make us human.

A few ideas for reconnecting with your community:

Rāmere / Friday

Reconnect with nature

To round out the week, we’re asking you to reconnect with the beautiful taonga that is te taiao/the natural environment. Studies show exposure to nature not only makes us feel better emotionally, it contributes to our physical wellbeing, reducing blood pressure, heart rate, muscle tension, and the production of stress hormones. All the more reason to spend at least a small moment today outside - breathing in some fresh air and noticing the world around you.

A few ideas for reconnecting with nature: