Emotions run high all over the (western) world right now.

You only have to look at the news or read a newspaper to know what I mean.


And even when you don’t follow the news, it’s still impossible to not hear at least some of what’s going on:

Social media is filled with articles and opinions from all sides of the political spectrum.

People around you talk about their fears and opinions with you, whether you ask for it or not.


Most of the emotions that are all over the place right now are fear-based. And most of the ‘news’ is fear-driven.

As mainstream news in mainstream media has ALWAYS been – there’s nothing new about that.

The only difference is that this time, emotions run EXTRA high.

And more people are angered and outraged and scared and outspoken about their fears and opinions than ever before.


Which is a good thing: people are waking up.

WOMEN are waking up.

Which is necessary and not a moment too soon.

Misogyny and racism and homophobia have ALWAYS been alive and well; it has NEVER been gone.

It’s just been more hidden.

But now, it’s flaring up again with full force.

Along with a lot of anger and fear for the current state and the future of the world.


I deeply believe this is happening because the world is already changing for the better.

The old world, built on fossil fuels, oppression, greed, inequality, and the abusing and mistreating of people & the planet for no other reason than to accumulate more power, more money, and more material possessions, is dying out.


And a new world is being born:

A world based on equality, durable & sustainable energy, equality & equal rights for everyone, not just a lucky few.

A world where all people have access to health care & education, and to shelter, clean air, clean food and clean water.

A world where feminine and masculine energies are finally balanced so these energies strengthen each other, instead of being totally out of whack (and has been for hundreds, maybe even thousands of years.)


This birth process scares the hell out of a lot of people because it seems chaotic, and as if the world as we know it is going to hell in a handbasket.

Representatives of the old rear their ugly old heads in a final attempt to preserve the status quo.

And for many people, these are scary times.


So how do you NOT get distracted by it? 

What can you do to stay calm & not get caught up in worry and fear?


The first thing is to realize that you CAN stay calm in the midst of chaos, because your SOURCE OF INNER CALM is EXACTLY where it already says it is:

INSIDE of you.

And you can consciously learn to connect to it more by managing your energy, and turning your attention INWARDS when you look for answers & inner peace.

You can do that in so many ways:

By meditating, singing, dancing, creating art, taking a walk, being in nature, praying, reading spiritual books, etc. etc.

Everything that works for YOU to make you feel better & more connected to your own core, your own soul, is something to do more of each day.

It helps.


The second thing is to make sure that you are more grounded & centered than EVER before.

By taking good care of your body. By making sure you get enough sleep. By eating well.

By breathing in and out deeply – the moment your breath becomes shallower, you become less grounded. And worry & doubts automatically get more grip on you.


And thirdly, by consciously choosing what you want to see more of in this world, and contribute to that in your actions & words.

Do you want to see more love in this world? Act from and with love.

Do you want to see more peace in this world? Act from and with love.


This quote from Gandhi has been thrown around so often that it became a cliché no one really thinks about anymore.

But when you DO think about it, it truly says it all:

BE the change you wish to see in this world.


So focus on making a positive contribution to what you want to see more of in this world.

Focus on bringing the change you were born to bring.

Don’t get distracted by all the fear and emotions flying around the planet right now.

RISE UP and make the difference you were born to make.

In your business and life.

You CAN, you know.

You were born for it.


Spread your message, your truth, your love, your healing, your art, your whatever it is you were born to share.

Do it with fierceness and power, without apologizing or holding back.

And don’t forget to enjoy it as well, OK? 😉

No need to suffer – more suffering is NOT what this world needs. At all. And neither do you.



© Brigitte van Tuijl



P.S.: Other people’s fears and emotions can ‘cling’ to you and bring down your energy without you even consciously being aware of it.

Making sure you’re grounded is just one thing that helps with that. Cleaning your energy field and keeping your energy high & clean is another HUGE part of it. 


That’s why the February topic for RISE is exactly that: 

Keep your energy & vibe high & clean.

You receive a short masterclass filled with (practical) tips, an extended guided visualization that thoroughly grounds & clears you (and firmly reconnects you to your soul, too), plus a short version if you only have 5 minutes to ground & center yourself again.

Throughout the month, you receive several easy & powerful tools that help you stay grounded and keep your energy high, so you don’t get caught up or distracted by whatever is going on around you.

AND you have access throughout the month to healing, grounding energy that you can tap into as often as you like and need.

You can read all about this powerful business healing program for women entrepreneurs here. 

You get immediate access to this month’s lesson within minutes after completing your purchase


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