Your Inner Compass Points the Way – by Laurie Seymour

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So much in your life is in motion. And with the profound changes taking place in today’s world, sometimes it’s as if the very fabric of life is being ripped apart and rewoven.

inner compassYes, there are moments in life where change is thrust upon you, pushing and stretching you beyond your known world. Then there are the moments you decide to make a change because you want something different. You’re uncomfortable with the status quo. Or you simply feel complete with what is, and are ready to move on.

When you need to change course, what do you use as a guidance system? How do you make course corrections?

Are you so afraid of making mistakes that you become immobilized, fearful of where to place your feet?

Do you make random changes because you know that you want something different, but aren’t sure what that could be?

It would be great to know how to work with the opportunities inherent within any change. Because those opportunities are there, even if you cannot see them.

The Compass Within Points the Way

You already have a system for orienting through life. It acts as your map and your compass. The good news? It lives within you and it’s ready to show you the way forward.

This inner source reveals itself to you first through your body awareness. As you develop sensitivity to the language of the body, you begin to trust what it brings to light. You notice which thoughts or actions cause your body to tighten and where you feel at ease.

With this awareness, you can ask questions—a process of inner inquiry—to help interpret and refine the input from your body. This is how you determine the appropriate direction and the right timing of your steps.

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There is a feeling that fills the body when you arrive at the truth of a particular moment in time. It’s as if the pieces of the puzzle fall into place with a sweet inner sigh of knowing. This is the compass within in action.

Get to know this feeling.  Seek it out as your touchstone for moving through life.

It will always serve your highest good.

Laurie’s new program, The Compass Within: Connect with your inner knowing, begins this month. Find out more here.

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About author

This article was written by Laurie Seymour

Laurie Seymour is a mentor/guide, #1 best-selling author, host of the Wisdom Talk Radio podcast and founder of The Baca Journey. She helps women and men who are in the midst of great change to have a direct experience of their inner wisdom, dissolving self-doubt. Then she provides the strategies to sustain their inner connection so that they live the life they know is possible with confidence. Start now with a complimentary exploratory session (virtual tea!). Let’s explore where you’ve been and illuminate where you’re heading. Find Laurie on Facebook at or be in touch at Connect with your inner wisdom and get your free copy of 7 Awareness-Provoking Experiments at


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