September 3, 2018

36: A{Live} Now: Hope Less & Live More, The Presents of Letting Go of Hope

Hope less to live more. Presence is the true present of living with less hope, being in a place of less expectation and control, more trust, flow, and freedom in my being.

This is a deep acceptance of what is in my experience in a fuller way, where I can experience more and not exist from the place where hoping that things would be different was a helpful tool of survival.

In this podcast, I share a personal story of what made me break, lose all hope, and become more present to the true moments that exist now.

This is an exploration of how hope can be helpful and unhelpful, as well as thoughts about what can be embedded and masked in the concept of hope.

The presents or presence of being hope-less? ;)


A Little About A{Live} Now

I’ve found that when I share what’s true in the moment, there is so much ALIVENESS and fullness in me.

That’s why I started the the A{Live} Now mini-series, which is within the Embody Podcast. This is the second episode and I intend to share what’s happening in my real life and in my inner world, what’s truly full and alive now.

What’s alive now in me has often been what’s filled the juicy stuff of life: themes, joys, or challenges that others may also be experiencing, a fear and other emotions that bring me to the edge of my fullest expression in the moment.

As you listen, I will also share snippets of how you can support your own heart and soul, know yourself, be your fullest, or heal and love yourself.


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Show Notes & Timestamps  

00:00 Intro

00:44 Powered by Patreon Support

01:19 Opening

01:48 Let’s Lose Hope

03:13 Hope = Control

03:19 Is Hope Serving You Right Now?

05:01 Hope as a Survival Mechanism

06:06 Realizing That Having Hope is Hurting Me

06:53 Being Able to Feel More Now

09:31 Hope Being Control: An Exploration

10:41 Opening to Not Knowing

10:59 Hope Creates Inherent Distance

12:00 I Hope I Can Do It

12:35 When We Hope for Others

13:04 How Hope Can Be Disempowering

13:49 A Time of Hoping Less

14:48 Tied to a Previous Experience

15:17 Take a Look at the Energy of Hope

16:26 Disclaimer: Personal Experiences

16:38 Hope is Helpful & Holding Hope for Each Other

17:45 Ask Yourself: What is Underlying Hope? What Amount of Control Are You Inferring?

19:38 I Hope This is an Interesting Podcast (Lol)

20:14 Let’s Connect

20:28 Embody Community

Intro Music by Nick Werber
Featured Photos by Robin Spielmann and Stéphane Gachet on Unsplash

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