How do you know when you are more likely to be “in flow” or resisting?
This chart may help!
RESISTANCE VS FLOW
SIGNS OF BEING IN FLOW
Note: These are ideals to be moved toward not end points that are achieved by most mere mortals. At best expect to experience a growing ability to ‘be there’, know when you have slipped out and rejoin the flow when you can.
Energy is high
Time passes quickly
Move toward goals fluidly
Able to shift, back off, change Acceptance —no internal conflict
Ease in relating to others Let go of any conflict w/ease
Work toward resolution
Realistic timing rather than force
Experience being in the present
Feel sense of being centered within a spiritual state
Let go of rigid attitudes, sense of competition, need for retaliation
SIGNS OF RESISTANCE
Note: No self-judgments if you notice these states. We are learning and need to adopt a persistent attitude of kindness with the self!
Feeling scattered, nerves frazzled
Fighting stance, tightening of mind and body
Emotions blocked, numbed, inhibited or histrionic
Increase of any physical symptoms related to health
Consumed by problem, cannot stop thinking or feeling about it
Others upset with you, conflicted communication, and poor outcomes