032: How to Use Mind-Body Magic to Create Flow in Your Business

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You know that bright, sparkly feeling you get when you’re jiving at work and coming up with tons of creative ideas? You’re doing the thing, and you feel unstoppable.

This is what it’s like when you’re (totally) in the flow.

My guest, Abigail Steidley, shares her secrets on how to reconnect the mind-body-spirit to create flow.

Abigail is a coach, mentor and healer for those who feel disconnected from their bodies and wish to live a better life. She trained as a Life Coach with Martha Beck and her practice is rooted in the belief that mind-body-spirit connection is everything.

She claims to be able to see the energy in your body, where your old mental stress patterns are creating blocks and she coaches you to help release these blocks and allow emotional energy to flow.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What is “Mind-Body Syndrome” (also known as Tension myositis syndrome/TMS) and what are the symptoms?
  • What Abigail means when she says “your pain syndrome is waking you up to more spiritual growth?”
  • What “divine guidance” means, and how it can help you be a better business owner
  • Why kindness is the path towards freedom – why and how?
  • How to stop striving for achievement
  • All about “Magic Body 101” – your body is a magic wand, here’s how to use it

Embodiment is the practice of slowing down, and tuning in to what your physical body is trying to tell you.

I love when she talks about the K.I.N.D. Process, which is simply:

  • Know your body
  • Inhabit your emotions
  • Notice your mind
  • Discover your inner wisdom

Such simple wisdom, but powerful if you slow down and really allow yourself the opportunity to feel it. Abigail encourages us to let our guard down and go FULL ON magical here, realizing that the concepts she talks about might not make a lot of sense in the mind… but when you trust your body and the divine guidance, it’ll open up a whole new world of living.

Let’s #DoTheThing.

My challenge for you this week:

Set some time aside when you won’t be disturbed. Close the blinds, shut out the world, and tune in. What is your body telling you right now? What do you really need?

Share it with me, privately or publicly, by snapping a photo of you doing the thing and tag @thesimplifiers on Instagram for added accountability and support!

Links, books and apps mentioned:

Poet/Philosopher Abigail mentioned: John O’Donohue

Book: The Key to Your Healing Journey – free ebook on Abigail’s website (email sign-up)

Book: Move Without Pain – Martha Peterson

Favorite quotes from this episode:

[18:31] “Think about yourself in a loving way. It takes time to like chip away at that hard outer shell we put around our souls.” – Mary

[21:39] “The mind tends to have all kinds of stories and judgments and ideas and concerns, and the to-do list starts popping in to distract us from feeling emotion.” – Abigail

[27:46] “The part that I think people get tripped up around is you try to connect to your body and it’s really uncomfortable because there’s, there’s anxiety, there’s depression, there’s fear, there’s anger.” – Abigail

[29:34] “Think about being a mother and your child is crying, you reach out to them, you wrap your arms around them, you say, ‘Oh, come here, let me hold you.’ It’s the same idea. [We can] hold our emotions with that kind of kindness.” – Abigail

[32:35] “I’m just having to kind of fly blind and trust that soul has the map. It’s going to give me these little GPS directions, and the only way I can hear them is to feel that subtle, subtle sensation in my body.” – Abigail

[34:14] “Slowing down so you can actually be attuned to those subtle little cues.” – Mary

The #DoTheThing Challenge

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  • Finish the year STRONG
  • Smash your sales goals
  • Recalibrate your compass (especially if you’ve been feeling a bit off-track lately!)

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About Abigail:

Abigail Steidley is a Mind-Body Coach who has long helped clients connect to divine guidance and create well-being.

She makes the mind-body-spirit connection both practical and magical for people, so they can learn to trust themselves, be kind to themselves, and create from a place of joy.

Abigail’s vote for the perfect guest on The Simplifiers Podcast:

Carmen Schreffler – Leader of Wildpreneur – Online Business & Marketing with Soul & Service at its core. Creative Energizer, Momma and Wonder Finder.

Where Abigail hangs out online:

Website: abigailsteidley.com

Facebook: @AbigailSteidleyCoach

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