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~ Lisa Nichols

It was a breath of fresh air. I began to realize that the freedom I felt/experienced on the coaching call was something I was created to enjoy and able to have in my life on a daily basis.

~ Chantel C.

Vasavi has a compassionate and caring style of coaching with the perfect level of toughness that allowed me to push myself toward my intended outcomes.

~ Melissa R.

It doesn’t matter where I am or who I’m speaking to, there’s one question I get asked constantly:

“How can I feel more comfortable being me?”

It takes a lot of courage to ask this, because it forces you to get REAL & raw with yourself.

Today’s KIR video is all about busting out from behind those masks we put on, so check it out & listen up:

Hey Vasavi! I love you you are so genuine and real. You aren’t called the Keepin’ It Real Guru for nothing, and I really look forward to your weekly videos. So thank you! Here’s my question. I know deep down that I am waiting to be unleashed. I feel like most of the time, I am wearing a mask. It’s scary for me to just be me. It’s been so long where I can just be myself that I’m starting to forget who that even is. How do I just be me?”

There’s one main reason why so many people are afraid to be themselves: societal conditioning.

We spend our entire lives learning there are rules we need to follow, lines we can’t cross, and things we shouldn’t say. We start to believe if we don’t obey these guidelines, we won’t be accepted, approved of, or loved. So we hide ourselves. We push ourselves to fit in and meet everyone else’s standards, because we’re so terrified of being shunned or shamed.

And worst of all, when we’re constantly an altered version of ourselves, we slowly but surely start to forget who we really are.

But it doesn’t have to be this way. Watch the video now to get the steps you need to start living as the authentic, totally unadulterated YOU.

Warning: expect to break a few rules. That’s what liberation’s all about, baby!

How about you? Do you feel at ease being 100% yourself, all the time? Or are there moments you dodge behind masks too? Get real with me in the comments below, I always love to hear from you guys.

xo

Vasavi

P.S. My new website is launching on FEB 1, 2013!! Come join my LIVE website launch party here: http://bit.ly/UWl0D9

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I’m on the plane flying to JFK from LA. I had a beautiful time staying in Manhattan Beach and meeting up with some old, and getting to know some new friends. I was in LA for one of the biggest opportunities up until this point on my life’s path.

And, as you may or may not know…the bigger the game you’re playing, the louder the chatter, and the more stubborn your ego will persist to keep you small and scared.

Yup. That’s what the past 10 days have been like. As I move into my power and stand firmly each and everyday, i attract new and life-affirming opportunities that blow my mind..and my chatter seems to get louder and louder.

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As humans, we seem to be constantly chasing after happiness. Without realizing it, you may regard happiness as a fleeting gift that only graces you with its presence when you’re lucky. You tell yourself that once you reach a certain point in your life—that big promotion you’ve been working tirelessly for or finally meeting “the one”—happiness will again be yours. And once you do deem yourself as officially H-A-P-P-Y, you may, like others, hold your breath and pray that you will appreciate it while it lasts.

But authentic happiness is enduring. It’s unwavering despite outside factors such as money orothers’ opinions. Further, true happiness lasts simply because you are being YOU. If you’ve truly attained authentic happiness, you have accepted both the “good” and the “bad” in your life, and are able to smile because of it.

So how do you arrive at a place of undeniable joy?

Start by making a list of all of the reasons that you are grateful. Maybe you’re pleased with the amount of patience you have or your unique sense of humor. Or perhaps you’re thankful for your bright blue eyes or your uncanny impersonation skills. Big or small, include all of the reasons that make you appreciative of the life you have been given.

After reflecting on these blessings, be grateful for all of the wonderful things that make you the beautiful human being that you are. Use this as further motivation for attaining authentic happiness. Keep in mind that you are the pilot of your world and therefore must take complete responsibility for the process of reaching and maintaining such contentment. This entails acknowledging that YOU possess the power to choose exactly how you want to spend your days in order to get to a genuine place of joy. So set out to do what you love to do. Go forthand manifest your passions! As you follow your heart, it will lead you down theright road.

Once you find yourself in a state of pure happiness, keep in mind that happiness is something that exists in the present. Don’t think of it as a “has been” or a“will be.” Instead, classify your joy as an “is”, keep it close to your heart, and carry it with you wherever you go.

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