About 90% of the work I do with my clients, is help them transform, heal and clear their (invisible) blocks that stand between them and the dream they have for their business and life.

The main block is most definitely fear: it’s at the root of most doubts and resistance.


As a result, I have a pretty big toolbox to help my clients move through fear.

One of my favorite, easy to use, fun AND effective tools is this:

The What If Up-Game.


It helps you:


  • Instantly feel better;


  • Shifts you out of fear and into curiosity;


  • Totally lifts your vibration and mood, and as a result


  • Completely opens you up to new ideas, insights & opportunities.



I first read about it in one of Joe Vitale’s books, and he attributes it to Mindy Audlin.

Whomever created it exactly, it works.


Here’s how you play it:

When left to its own devices, your mind usually plays the ‘What If Down’ game:

What if I fail?

What if no one likes it?

What if I end up broke and homeless and all alone?

You get the idea.


Your mind is constantly looking for what it already perceives as wrong, or for what could go wrong at any given point in the future.

That brings you in a downward spiral where fears and doubts take over, you feel lousy and low, and you’re too scared to move forward.

You can turn that around by playing the What If Up Game.


Here’s an example of questions I came up with for my clients in RISE, to help shift them out of fears around visibility: 

What if…

… making yourself visible costs less energy than hiding out?

… being visible feels much safer than being invisible?

… it feels better to be seen & heard than it does to be invisible?

… taking up your space makes you happier than shrinking yourself?

… living up to your dreams & desires feels much more fulfilling than playing smaller than what you TRULY desire?


It doesn’t matter if what you come up with seems ‘realistic’ or even true.

Most of the what-if-down things your mind comes up with are neither ‘realistic’ nor true, either!

You just don’t usually question that.


Try playing this game next time something scares you.

I bet it works wonders for you, too!

To breaking free, baby,


© Brigitte van Tuijl


P.S.: Inner blocks & obstacles like the ones in this article are the ONLY thing standing between you and whatever it is you want to experience or achieve.

Clearing those blocks is all you have to do to live your DREAMS instead of your fears.

It’s not always easy to cut through your own crap or heal your own inner turmoil, though.

That’s why I created RISE, my onine business healing program for women entrepreneurs.

RISE helps you break free with done for you healings!

It gives you the tools, clearings, (healing) energy, mindset & support to transform and let go of your inner crap, so it no longer holds you back from whatever it is you TRULY want to do in your business & life.

You can read all about & sign up for it here.




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