Exercise Your Bounce-Back Muscles

Everything you have ever experienced has helped you become the person you are.

Each experience—whether you enjoyed it or not—has helped develop your strength and resilience, building what Lisa Nichols calls your “bounce-back” muscles.

These are your “character” muscles, and they are as real as your biceps and quadriceps, says the New York Times best-selling author. When you don’t exercise them, you lose the core strength you need to navigate around life’s speed bumps and “bounce forward” toward your goals.

The Confidence Muscle, the Faith-in-Myself Muscle, the Integrity Muscle, the Get-Up Muscle, the Trust Muscle, and the Forgiveness Muscle are just a few says, Lisa, co-creator of the No Matter What! Paraliminal.

The Self-Acceptance Muscle is foundational.

  • Your strength and power come from being okay with who you are and where you are in life. As you build this muscle, you become kinder, more loving, and gentler with yourself, which spills over into all areas of your life, helping you become a magnet to attract the love, energy, and support you need.

The Intuition Muscle allows you to tune in to your true passions, discover your unique gifts and abilities, and advocate for your highest good.

  • This internal navigation system—your inner coach—is like an alchemist who knows the secret of transforming lead into gold. It decides and shapes the meaning and effect of every experience you have, says Lisa. Your coach communicates through your inner feelings. It uses feelings about who you are and who you are becoming as energy to power your actions.
  • When you connect to your highest wisdom, a self-honesty emerges that opens you to greater possibilities. You learn and evolve, gaining insights that help you quickly recover from setbacks. And as you change the conversation you have with yourself, you become freer to take charge of your life.

The Surrender Muscle helps you trust and surrender to the infinite universe and its guiding force in your life.

  • The term surrender often connotes weakness. But surrendering your vision to the universe is an act of strength and trust in how the universe supports you.
  • When you develop your Surrender Muscle, you step into your greatness faster and easier, because you are saying “Yes” to the universe and “Yes” to yourself and your unique gifts.

You can surrender in several ways under the guidance of your inner coach, says Lisa.

  1. 1
    Give yourself permission to accept mistakes made in the past. Recognize how each choice you have made has given you either a great outcome or a great lesson. Your life will be filled with great experiences and great lessons. Your inner coach will help you discern between the two and accept them both.
  2. 2
    Trust yourself. Become quiet and listen to your heart and your soul more than you listen to your head. Your intuition was created and fine-tuned by the universe, and it is always working for your highest good.
  3. 3
    Remove any negative association you have with making a wrong decision. The fear around this can paralyze you. If you make a poor choice, use it as another opportunity to learn a lesson and then move on. You have been given everything you need to navigate your life in the right direction.

Remember, you are the creator of your life experience, and if your life experience does not feel good, give yourself a new life experience.

To learn from your past and move toward the courageous future you desire, listen to the No Matter What! Paraliminal in the MINDTRX app.

Simply push play, close your eyes, relax, and listen. This closed-eye process activates your "whole mind" with a precise blend of music and words to help you get the most out of every minute.

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