Episode 11

Soul Searching + Social Isolation

In todays solo episode of The Becoming the Big Me Podcast I, Djemilah Birnie, talk about the good that I have found in the madness of our world. The world has entered a state of forced shut down. For many this can be an uncomfortable time as we are not used to sitting idle. I invite you to take this time and really dig deep into the depths of your heart.

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Hi! I am your host Djemilah Birnie of www.becomingthebigme.com . I have been building businesses online since the age of 17. When I discovered the power that we hold within our own minds my world truly began to change.

I love to write and have published some books, some of them have even hit some charts 😲 You can check them out here http://bit.ly/djemilahbooks

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Transcript
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When we sit idly by, there are things that come to surface that

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we have shoved away in the deepest, darkest corners shoved

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away into the junk drawers of our mind. That might be coming

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to surface right now my

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Hello, fellow Earthlings. Welcome to the becoming the big

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me podcast.

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I'm your host,

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Djemilah Birnie. And together, we will be stepping

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into our highest potential, exploring all things mind, body,

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and soul. With justice, major business, you're a spiritual

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badass solopreneur and a warrior for change, you're ready to

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expand your impact and leave your old self behind in order to

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raise your vibration so that you can positively influence your

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business, your community, and ultimately, the world. Without

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further ado, let's dive right into it. How are you? How are

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you holding up during this current pandemic? I just wanted

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to pop down here, say hi, hello, check in on you guys. And just

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see, you know, there's a lot of stuff going on in our world

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right now. And it can be easy to get caught up in the negative

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downward spiral of the news cycle and the fear and the

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uncertainty. And I just want to remind you that

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you

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are the creator, you are powerful. And what you focus on

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grows with you're sit there and indulge in the negativity cycle,

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it's just going to make the anxiety it's going to increase

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the anxiety and the frustrations and the fear. Now, yes, it is

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important to stay informed, it is important to know what's

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going on. But there has to be a limit of it. I know with us all

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at home, it can be easy to just indulge in all of the craziness,

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all of the stories. And let allow your mind to just go down

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that path.

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I hope that you are doing wealth, staying happy and sane

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during all of this. Now to flip things, I always try to look at

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things from the positive perspective, I always try to see

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what is the good that we can take out of this. And there's

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actually quite a lot of good that I have seen, you know,

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coming from this. The first thing is her humanitarianism. I

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don't know if that's how you say that or if that's even a word is

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that, you know, people are really showing up for each other

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right now as a community. I see the community coming together.

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You know, I see families coming together to help each other with

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childcare during this time. I see college students

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volunteering to go grocery stopping grocery shopping for

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the elders of our community, I see businesses going above and

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beyond to serve their clients, schools, providing meals to make

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sure that people are fed. I just see a lot of good this it can

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bring out you know, the bad in people, but it can bring out the

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good and I see a lot of good coming from this we are coming

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together as a society to help each other and in times of

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crisis. That's something that is really important and that that

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community is something that I hope carries through through the

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end of this pandemic. The other opportunity that this crisis is

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giving us is it is a forced shutdown a force so low down is

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making us take a step back and truly reevaluate what's

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important reevaluate our entire lives and do some deep digging

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and some deep soul searching. Many of us are stuck at home by

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ourselves. We are not you know, out in the world with our

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activities, and that gives our brains a lot of idle time which

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can be uncomfortable for some it can be scary. When we sit idly

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by, there are things that come to serve fears that we have

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shoved away in the deepest, darkest corners shoved away into

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the junk drawers of our mind, that might be coming to surface

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right now might be showing its head, given that our brains are

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not overwhelmed with the constant state of activity in

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our society. So often, we are so busy, we're just go go go all

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the time, we don't allow ourselves to have that time to

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rest and for us to heal, and us to self reflect. And this time

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is really kind of forcing us to do those things. It's forcing us

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to do that inner work. And let me ask you, how has it been?

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How's it been for you? Has it been uncomfortable? Have you

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noticed new things come into light? Are you getting a little

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bit more clarity on what it is that you truly desire? For me,

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this has made me think of a lot of I have been at home. thinking

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a lot, I've been writing a lot, journaling a lot, creating a

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lot, you know, so, so much. So many things. Over the past

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couple of weeks, I've created some new programs, I've revamped

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my entire website for becoming the big me revamp my entire

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website for my digital marketing agency, Midnight Sun media.

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And got an opportunity for a really cool interview for a

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bigger publication. I'll share more with you guys about that

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when that comes through. But I invite you to use this time to

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really, you know, dig into your soul, dig into yourself, self

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reflect journal, what is worth going back to, when all of this

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is over? And we've had to cut so many things out. What is it

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that's worth going back to this time has made me reevaluate my

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purpose, you know, I first started my business seven years

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ago, so that I could be there for my daughter, so I could, you

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know, do the things that I wanted with her and have that

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freedom with her. And over the years, that purpose has kind of

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gotten lost, like, Yes, I am able to be with her. But I have

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put so much of my energy and my time into my business and into

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my clients that sometimes I have forgotten the true purpose, the

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deeper meaning the deeper reasoning, and I'm very grateful

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for this time, because it's made me remember that. And that's,

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that's something that I plan to carry out through this time.

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Once the world opens back up again, I plan to carry out that

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purpose and that meaning and just remember why I do what I

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do, it's really so that I can watch her grow up so I can be

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there for her so I can attend her events. Um, you know, all of

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the extra stuff with my business and my clients, I love serving

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my clients, I love watching their lives transform. But at

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the core of it all, it's, you know, it all started because of

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her knots matru purpose. So while you have some quiet time,

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while you're sitting away, in your quarantine, and your you

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know, social distancing, I invite you to reflect on a

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couple questions. You know, the first one, what is truly

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important to me, what are my deepest desires? What are the

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things that truly light me up? What is it that is important to

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me? And to? What are the things that I can get rid of what is

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you know, some of that fat that I can cut? What is some of the

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activities or people or thought patterns or beliefs that I don't

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want to return back to after this is over? What can I get rid

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of? And, and three? How can I utilize this time to my

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advantage? How can I utilize this time to heal, to self

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discover to self reflect how can I use this time to do some deep

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soul searching so that when this time is over, I am more clear, I

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have a better picture of the direction that I'm going I know

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more what I want for those of you who have had the desire on

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your heart to start your own business, but have been too

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caught up in the certainty of the nine to five. This

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opportunity is for you. The universe has forced us in to

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shut down okay. The universe is giving You have an opportunity

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to pursue that dream all certainty is gone, nothing is

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certain anymore so that we don't have that certainty to hold on

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to anymore. So why not take this time to just dive even deeper

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into the uncertainty and create what it is that has been on your

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heart to create?

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Thank you for tuning in to today's episode of The becoming

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the big me podcasts. If you found value in today's episode,

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make sure to leave us a review and share this episode with

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someone who needs to hear this message. That's how our podcast

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that bit.li slash rewire challenge. Until next time, I'm

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your host Djemilah Birnie, signing out

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