Do you fit in?

Do you fit in?

It’s not unusual to hear parents feel concerned about their children fitting in at school. Even more prevalent is the pressure that school parents feel to fit in with other school parents! Employers also talk about looking for staff who are the right fit for the company.

Fit in: to feel that you belong to a particular group and are accepted by that group:

This need to belong and be accepted actually goes far deeper than just school or work groups. It can be found in families, communities, sporting groups, religious institutions, cities and countries.

In my experience, I have found it is extremely common for people to feel disconnected, misunderstood, alone and sad because they don’t think they belong and/or are accepted by the groups they regularly interact with. In fact, I’ve heard many people say they are finding it harder and harder to make friends, or find like minded people, the older they get. Would you agree with that?

As human beings we need connections with people and the more authentic, honest and easy that connection is, the better.

If you are feeling as though you don’t ‘fit in’ there are some Australian Bush Flower Essences that can help you. Tall Yellow Top is the go to flower essence for feelings of alienation. If you feel as though you don’t belong to anything (family, workplace, country). This essence can help you bring back a sense of belonging and helps you accept yourself and others. 

Five Corners addresses self esteem, self worth and self acceptance. If you don’t think you are good enough, Five Corners can help to increase your self love and vitality so you can feel good about yourself. When you feel good about yourself you can thrive.

Kangaroo Paw helps those who don’t think they have good social skills. If you are a bit socially clumsy, and you have difficulty dealing with other people because you feel out of place, then this essence is for you. It can help you act appropriately in all situations. It is also the main essence for autism.

Tall Mulla Mulla helps you feel relaxed and secure with other people and also encourages social interaction. It is for those of us who, on an emotional level, there is not much ‘circulating with people’ because it feels uncomfortable or too hard.

Flower essences work primarily on an emotional level, dissolving negative feelings and belief patterns held in the subconscious mind. The more you use flower essences, the more you are likely to experience greater awareness and happiness in your life. Are you ready?

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