Everyone has a shadow side to them, a darkness. It’s usually destructive, to both ourselves and others. But what if it wasn’t all bad? What if we, instead of fighting it, made friends with it?
I love this idea because it’s about totally loving and accepting ourselves as human beings, both our light and dark sides. This means that while we strive to allow our spirit sides (light) outshine our shadow (dark), we transcend the concept that one is right and the other is wrong.
Check it out above if you haven’t already.
For all you readers out there, here’s the movie description:
Be uplifted by the power that is hidden beneath the surface of your conscious mind. Take this emotionally gripping, visually compelling journey into your mysterious shadow self—the hiding place for your most disliked thoughts, emotions, and impulses—and discover how by embracing your worst fears, you can step into your greatest self.
Be transformed by Debbie Ford, the #1 New York Times best-selling author and internationally acclaimed expert on the human shadow, as well as some of the most brilliant and evolutionary thinkers of the 21st century. Be inspired to uncover the wisdom in your wounds, the blessings in your misfortunes, and the gifts that are waiting to be claimed where you may least expect them . . . in the dark.
In this groundbreaking and revolutionary interactive movie experience, be guided through eight transformational exercises to uncover, own, and embrace what has been hidden in the dark—keeping you from stepping into your greatest dream. If shadows could talk, they would tell you that there is gold to be mined in every experience.
Do you beat yourself up when your dark side comes out to play? Are you tired of judging yourself? Tell me about it in a comment.