Stop repressing your Power!
You say yes when you mean no. You smile when you are angry. You open the door when you want to smash it shut. Wonder why you are depressed? Why you feel shame and undignified? Then look no further. You are repressing your power. And it makes you despise yourself.
Many of the men we speak with have no idea what “stand your ground” means. They go blank when we ask them how they do it.
“Standing your ground” is Warrior work. It involves setting healthy boundaries against intruders from the outside, who would gladly abuse you and your loved ones if only you let them. Standing your ground is also an internal process, continually drawing a line against the destructive voices that live inside your head.
Standing your ground means protecting and nurturing your self-respect by doing the things you say you will do.
It means honoring your values and principles even when it is inconvenient and uncomfortable. It means having self-discipline and fighting for what you believe is important. (And in the new paradigm, it means doing all these things from a place of trust and surrender. But that is a very advanced teaching best saved for later.)
And remember – a good Warrior always works in service of a higher calling; you will only be a free man when you have dedicated your life to something greater than yourself.
Does this sound appealing? Does this sound like something you want to aspire to? Then welcome to the dojo of your life, Warrior. Your first lesson starts below.
We will now look at the ways you repress yourself. Assistant course leader Karl-Otto Sandvik has mapped out three reasons men fail to stand their ground:
- Fear (of speaking your truth)
- Guilt (from not owning your desires)
- Shame (from lack of power)
The men we talk with often juggle with these three different obstacles. When they get in touch with them, and feel the awkward sting of reality, they often just grow a thicker scab on their wounds and pretend everything is OK.
You mustn’t show weakness or vulnerability, you know? Yet when you go on a journey with us, you will be faced with all of your conditioned beliefs. And when you do, you may get confused, because you may find that your “reality” is but an empty, fabricated illusion.
You may discover that you have placed your Inner Throne outside yourself, and that you live in the illusion that if you blame others for your misery, everything will change for the better. It’s a humbling discovery. It is for us all. Including the founder and all the team members.
So the price of reclaiming your Inner Throne is not $2479. No, it’s not about money. The price you pay is your precious false identity. You have to let go of it. Then you can stand your ground. Then you can be yourself. As you are now in reality, not in the fake story about who you’d like to be. And we hope that matters to you.
Men numbing out and consistently fleeing from the truth of their lives is a huge cultural challenge. We’re not talking about a minority here. We’re talking about the vast majority – more than 90%. Honestly, we’re most likely talking about you. (we’ve been there too!)
And so our world is on the brink of collapse, because men (and women too) won’t allow themselves to be genuinely human. Allowing the full spectrum of the human experience to flow through you unfiltered is too vulnerable, and it takes too much courage.
But if you’re going to stand your ground in a wholesome way, you have to stop repressing yourself. You have to develop the courage to face off squarely with reality and begin to remember who you are!
We have all taken this journey and we now invite you to. Join us!
I used to think that there was something outside of me that was suppressing my power. RYIT helped me drop that idea. Now I’m allowing the fullness of my expression more and more every day. It still feels like I’m just scratching the surface of who I truly am, but I’m on the journey for life. And if You want to go too, RYIT will take You there. You are more powerful than You’ve ever imagined. Allow Yourself to emerge from the shallowness You have become. I’ll meet you in the depths.