If you’ve read my previous blogs HERE and HERE you’ll have an idea of where I was before Desire Mapping. I love reliving the day, the call, the moment my list of core desired feelings were whittled down. It was a very emotionally charged moment for me. I felt expansive, freed, liberated. I felt the skies open up and a path lay out before me. These felt like a compass and a guide for me. I knew that if I based my decisions on my CDFs it would lead my life in the right direction. I knew these would help me make decisions in the first place- I’m a libra, if you are a libra or know a libra you get where I’m coming from here.
Knowing my CDFs (because they’ve always been here, they just weren’t in my conscious mind) brings me clarity. It gives me confidence that I’m making choices that are aligned with my inner needs. Living and experiencing my CDFs brings more love and happiness without striving for love and happiness. They are like a magnet- it’s pretty amazing. I’m done criticizing what I want (most days…I’m not perfect). As Danielle reminds us frequently throughout The Desire Map book, “The whole point is to feel good.” When in nurturing my soul I feel like I can be more present because I’m less in my head. My CDFs are Golden, Treasure, Wanderlust, Light-Hearted, and Harmony. And while they all have their surface definitions that are certainly part of the meaning for me, each of my CDFs encompass a list of other “ingredient” feelings. This is where my facilitator, my other set of eyes, was so helpful. Because my CDFs are rich and full of meaning for me. And that is VERY important. Knowing my CDFs, feeling, and experiencing them helps me to be more emotionally present. I feel incredible gratitude in those moments because I know I’m feeling my soul and it feels good for all the right reasons. It can even be overwhelming (and so welcomed) sometimes. You know, tears flow.
“Everything we do is driven by the desire to feel a certain way.” – Danielle LaPorte, The Desire Map
Before my CDFs this was true, but I was stuck in a loop of numbness, negative
emotions, and reactive feelings. Sometimes motivated by running away from pain. But
now I can act from creative energy. Generative. Towards Pleasure. Does that sound like
a place you’d like to be?
Learn about my virtual course here. I’d love to take you on this journey.