Ego or Inner Guidance… how to tell the difference

This week's question from my portal “The Neagle Code: Directions for Life” comes from someone who wishes to remain anonymous.

Neagle Code Question

Hi David!

I’ve heard you teach a lot about the power of following your true desire in life. And on the surface it seems VERY simple. But I’m finding that I’m not sure if I’m following a true desire or if I’m following my ego out of fear.

How do I know if I’m making decisions based on my desire or inner guidance?

Thanks so much!!

Neagle Code Answer

I love this question! Thanks!

Let me start by stating the truth: we all have an internal guidance system, just like every other form of life on the planet. And you have the ability to grow into the very biggest and best person that you can become.

Most people don’t recognize their internal desire or guidance system because they’ve never been taught to listen to it. They’ve been taught to follow the beliefs and values that were handed down to them prior to the age of 7.

So let me try to make this as simple as possible. 

1) Desire is going to be clear.

It's not going to tell you what not to do. It will only tell you what TO DO. It's going to give you some direction as to what to do, but it won’t give you any more information until you make the decision to do what it's telling you to do. Most people get stuck here…they want to see the “whole plan.” And that’s just not how it works.

2) Desire is going to be persistent.

You will think about it all the time. It will always be rolling around in the back of your mind. The reason that it doesn't go away is because it's part of your purpose or is your purpose. It's part of your life purpose as to who you are, what you're supposed to do and the people that you're supposed to help in this world.

3) You will feel your desire internally.

You most often feel it in your heart and it will feel like you're being pulled towards something.

4) You will not feel fulfilled until you’re on the right path.

Nothing that you will do will fulfill the thirst of your desire other than the thing that it's actually telling you to do. Remember, it doesn't go away because it is your purpose (or part of your purpose).

It's really important to know that because I made the same mistake. I would go off and just do different things and try different things, but it wasn't the thing that my desire was telling me to do, and it never felt fulfilling. Sure, sometimes there was some joy and sometimes there was some fun, but I never, at the end of the day, really felt fulfilled.

The only thing that ever really fulfilled me was when I actually made a decision and stepped into that desire, which had really been guiding me my whole life and I didn't know it.

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Can you tell the difference: resistance vs persistence…

This week's question from my portal “The Neagle Code: Directions
for Life”
comes from Chris.

Neagle                 Code Question

How do I know if I am resisting or persisting? I am not a quitter, but I have pretty much failed on everything I started after two or three years into the business or whatever project. So now I'm feeling that all the times I persisted on being, doing or having whatever it was I thought was worth persisting, I was actually resisting the change that needed to take place. Thank you! Much love! More life!

Neagle                                               Code Answer

Chris, this is a great question.

Resistance occurs when there is something that you don’t understand about yourself or the situation you are experiencing.

In order to identify when you are in resistance, you have to ask yourself, “What am I avoiding being, doing, or having?” If you are persisting in an area of your life as a way of avoiding another, you are in resistance.

If you created a solid business that provided a solution to a problem that people truly needed and wanted, then the only reason it would fail was if you were in resistance to doing whatever it took to make sales.

If you enter into every conversation with the intention to help someone else, you will no longer see yourself as a disruption or selfish but as someone being of service.

The subconscious mind often tries to be sneaky and make it look like you are not in resistance with the illusion of being “busy.” The problem is that as long as you are busy persisting in anything other than sales, you are in resistance.

Creating a business out of resistance is like building a house on the sand. It will always fail until you build a solid foundation inside yourself.

In order to stop resisting, you have to be willing to face whatever it is you are running from.

This is very important. You must be willing to look at the very thing that you are avoiding. It will more than likely show up as a fear.

Once you are willing to look at it and bring it into your awareness, then you can understand what’s really going on and change it.

The next step is to actually DO the thing that you have been resisting and to persist in facing your fear of it by continuously and consistently showing up!

This will give you the experience of being, doing and eventually having what you desire in your life.

Just Believe,®
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