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Mile High Natural Awakenings

My Awakening: A Story of Consciousness Shift

Sep 05, 2019 05:54PM ● By Taylor Short
It all started when I was a young girl and learned about the incredible magic of the Amazon rain forest. I was horrified at pictures of the devastating deforestation that continues to this day and I thought, “there must be a better way!”

Fast forward to several years ago when I found myself in a place where I could no longer continue the life I had been living. I looked perfectly put-together on the outside with a wonderful husband, beautiful son, advanced education, travel and career. But inside I was depressed, suicidal, angry and anxious. I felt like I was constantly under attack from my own
mind and I wasn’t winning. One night, it reached a boiling point.

It was the lonely middle of the night and I was losing the battle inside my head. Not wanting to wake my family, I took off in the car and drove until I found myself in a darkened school parking
lot. I could not handle one more negative thought, but they had taken over my mind. I begged and pleaded with my hands above my head to whomever was “up there” to end this misery for me. In between huge gasping sobs and tears streaming down my face, I surrendered.
Not by choice, but by necessity. As a mother, wife, daughter, sister, friend - I didn’t have the heart to take my own life. I pleaded for something greater than I to take me instead.

I was expecting an answer to my prayers, for my life to end – but, nothing happened. I blinked around and quieted. Nothing happened to me physically, but something within me decided that I was no longer going to let my mind control me. And that was all. That was the night. The night I now call my “awakening.” Little did I know, that was the day that began my journey to
return to my natural, highest self. I began with yoga and also developed a deep passion and appreciation for meditation. I was able to become witness to my mind which opened me up to the most profound life shift possible as well as a continuing exploration of spirituality and healing.

This path has led me back to my highest self, and reinforced my deep love for this planet - the elements, the animals and all the incredible magic that it offers. I am certain of my life purpose
as an Earth warrior. I am here to be a voice for our wonderful Earth and help re-connect our human race with her.

I am here to be a resource for those who resonate with my story and seek solace and connection in their life. I believe that we are all interconnected and every decision that we make does
indeed have an impact on all of us. We can make the life we’ve always dreamed of and a planet that allows each of its inhabitants to thrive in beautiful and unique ways.

Find Your Serenity During a Weekend Retreat: Leave the digital, hectic world behind to reconnect to self and magnificent Mother Earth during a nature-connection weekend September 27-29 in the majestic Rocky Mountains. Join Taylor Short for a weekend of mind, body, soul restoration via sunrise meditations, nature yoga, natural elements workshop, mindful walks, soul writing, tea-sipping and hot-tubbing.

Contact Taylor at 970-412-3227 or [email protected]


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