Master the Art of Letting Go and Following Inspiration
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Master the Art of Letting Go and Following Inspiration

Discover the Path to Peace, Purpose, Productivity, and a Magical Life
4.7 (16 ratings)
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123 students enrolled
Created by Debbie LaChusa
Last updated 4/2020
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This course includes
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 4 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to let go of control and allow life to lead you to what you truly desire
  • 6 steps to help you let go, trust, and follow inspiration
  • How to overcome 11 common challenges to letting go and following inspiration
  • What Inspiration is and the many ways it can show up in your life
  • Why trying to control your life or business usually results in frustration
  • Why creating plans limits what you can accomplish
  • How your conditioning and habits block you from living in the flow and achieving your highest potential
  • How relying on your head, instead of following your heart, holds you back from living your best life
  • How to let go of control, even if you’re a control freak
  • How to trust when you can’t see where you’re headed
  • How Following Inspiration can lead you to your Purpose, so you can stop trying to find it
  • How to overcome fear and doubt when you decide to let go and follow inspired ideas
Requirements
  • An open mind
Description

What if you discovered that everything you believed to be true about creating the life you want, wasn’t?

Would you be willing to let it all go and try a different approach?

That's what this course is all about. Learning to let go of the way most of us have been taught to pursue life, success, and happiness, and embrace a new way. A way that enables you to create the life or business you truly desire, more easily, and with less stress and more peace.

Is this you?

  • Do you get frustrated when things don’t turn out the way you want?

  • Do you believe the best way to create the life, career, or business you desire is by setting goals, creating a plan, and working really hard?

  • Are you tired of feeling like you're always swimming upstream... like your life or business takes so much effort, yet you still aren't achieving what you want?

  • Are you struggling to find your purpose?

  • Are you searching for meaning in your life?

  • Are you seeking more satisfaction?

  • Are you ready trade in worry, frustration, and stress, for peace?

Well, just like me, you may be ready for a fresh approach.

Ten years ago, I embarked on an experiment. After spending my entire life working really hard trying to make things happen, and very often trying to control everything and everyone around me in the process, I decided to let go.

I chose to stop planning every aspect of my life and business and start following what showed up instead. To start doing what my heart was calling me to do instead of what my head was telling me to do. In short, I began following inspiration: those little whispers and nudges, big ideas, and aha moments that always seemed to present when I managed to get out of my head.

In this online course I share what I learned during my 10-year experiment, along with a six-step process I uncovered that can help anyone live a more inspired life. I also share the surprises, challenges, and, most importantly, the magic that occurs when you’re able to let go and live in the flow.


In this course, you will learn:

  • Why trying to control usually results in frustration

  • Why creating plans limits what you can accomplish

  • How your conditioning and habits block you from living in the flow

  • How relying on your head, instead of following your heart, holds you back

  • How to let go of control, even if you’re a control freak (like I used to be!)

  • How to trust when you can’t see where you’re headed

  • What I mean by Inspiration and all the ways it can show up in your life

  • How Following Inspiration can lead you to your Purpose, so you can stop trying to find it

  • The difference between following small inspirations and life-changing inspirations

  • How to overcome fear and doubt

  • How to follow inspiration in your business or work

  • What I mean by Inspired Health and how you can create it

  • 6-step process to help you let go, trust, and follow inspiration in your life or business

  • 11 challenges you may face as you begin letting go and following inspiration, and how to overcome them


I have three goals with this course:

1) Educate You... based on my 10 years of research and personal experience

2) Inspire You... with stories from my life and others I've interviewed about following inspiration

3) Motivate You... to step onto the Inspired Path so you can experience peace, purpose, productivity, and magic


Peace…  because you’re no longer fighting what is and feeling frustrated that things aren't turning out the way you’d like.


Purpose… because the Inspired Path will lead you to the life you're meant to live, and the work you're meant to do.


Productivity… because when you live and work in the flow, you get more accomplished with less effort.


Magic… because you will be positively amazed at what happens when you learn to let go and follow inspiration!


The experiment I embarked on 10 years ago turned into a brand new way of life for me. It has guided me into a life and career that has more meaning and purpose, and is easier and more fulfilling. Peace has replaced worry and frustration. Trust has replaced doubt. Allowing has replaced force. Letting go has replaced control. Health has replaced stress. Joy has replaced anger.


In this course, I share my personal stories of letting go and following inspiration, along with insights, lessons and ahas I’ve picked up along the way. I also share stories from others I’ve met on the inspired path. My goal with these stories is to bring the concepts to life, so you better understand them, and so you're inspired and motivated to start following inspiration in your life.


If you’re looking for a new approach, one that has the power to open up a whole new way of living and working, I invite you to join me in this course. I will teach you what I’ve spent the past 10+ years learning and practicing. How to let go of control and allow your life to unfold in ways you’ll find quite magical.  All it requires is an open mind and a willingness to give it a try.


Won’t you join me?


Who this course is for:
  • Planners and left-brain thinkers who are frustrated with their results in life and who are open to a new approach
  • Control freaks who are tired of living that way and are ready to change their ways
  • Anyone who is intrigued by the idea of following inspired ideas and seeing where they might lead
Course content
Expand all 40 lectures 03:44:05
+ Introduction
2 lectures 16:15

An introduction to the course and what it covers.

Preview 05:24

In this video I share what prompted me to start letting go of control and following inspiration 10 years ago. I also talk about what has transpired over the past 10 years as I began experimenting with letting go and following inspiration. I wanted to provide some background to help you understand my experience and so you may see that this is a very personal and profound topic for me.

Additionally, you will find I reference my own personal experience repeatedly throughout this course. My hope is that these personal stories will help bring the lessons to life, and that they will inspire and motivate you to let go and follow inspiration in your life.

My Story
10:51
+ Control
3 lectures 16:20

After you watch this video lesson, please take time to download and complete the Control Worksheet, before moving on to the next video lesson.

Control
06:27

In this video lesson I talk about the role conditioning plays in forming the habit of trying to control things in your life.

Conditioning
04:17

In this video lesson I talk about the role habits play in your ability to let go and follow inspiration.

Habits
05:36
Identifying any detrimental habits you may have can help you avoid falling back into them as you're learning to let go and follow inspiration. Additionally, cultivating healthy habits can assist you.
Identifying Detrimental and Healthy Habits
4 questions
+ Letting Go
2 lectures 12:19

In this video lesson I talk about a battle you will likely face as you begin letting go and following inspiration. That battle is one that emerges between doing what your heart wants and doing what your head feels is necessary to keep you safe.

The Battle Between Heart and Head
02:57
For many of us our head runs the show. Becoming aware of the areas in our life that we allow this to happen can help us begin to become more heart-directed.
Identify one place in your life your head tends to win the battle.
2 questions

In this video lesson I share my personal mantra, and the foundation of letting go and following inspiration.

Let Go and Trust
09:22
+ Following Inspiration
9 lectures 01:07:26

In this video lesson I clarify what I mean by Inspiration, and share examples of the ways it may show up in your life.

Preview 03:58

In this video lesson I talk about the connection between inspiration and callings.

Callings
05:26
Most people have felt called to do something at some point in their life. In this exercise I want you to think back to a time you felt called to do something.
Identify Your Callings
3 questions

In this video lesson I share why I believe following inspiration is the easiest way to find your purpose.

Purpose
07:28

In this video lesson I talk about a common yearning many of us face, particularly as we enter into midlife. I also share how following inspiration can help you find the meaning you may be searching for.

Meaning
09:39

In this video lesson I talk about synchronicity, one of the ways inspiration may show up in your life.

Synchronicity
07:28

In this video lesson I talk about the small ways inspiration may show up in your life, and why following these inspired ideas is the easiest way to get started letting go and following inspiration.

Small Inspirations
07:10
Chances are you have followed small inspired ideas at some point in your life, even if you didn't realize that's what you were doing.
Following small inspired ideas
1 question

In this video lesson I talk about the great big ways inspiration may show up in your life, and how to deal with these inspired ideas if you find them scary and you are reluctant to follow.

Life-Changing Inspirations
07:08
Big, often life-changing inspired ideas can be scary to follow. Think back and try to identify any potential life-changing inspired ideas you may have had, and whether or not you chose to follow.
Following Big Inspired Ideas
3 questions

In this video lesson I share several stories of following inspiration in business or vocations. Yes, you can create an inspired business and be successful!

Inspired Business
13:51

In this video lesson I talk about the role inspiration can play in your health, and some ways to start inviting inspired health into your life.

Inspired Health
05:18
Most of us recognize we have a little voice that tells us when something we're doing, or not doing, is a good choice when it comes to our health. For example, that little voice that tells you not to have that second helping of dessert, or that little voice that tells you to start exercising.
Trusting your gut
4 questions
+ Circle of Inspired Living (COIL)
7 lectures 46:52

A brief introduction to the Circle of Inspired Living, a 6-step process to help you navigate letting go and following inspiration in your life.

After watching this introductory video lesson, please download the Circle of Inspired Living workbook. It includes a summary of each of the six steps, along with Action Items to help you incorporate each step into your life.

Preview 01:11

In this video lesson I share the first step you'll want to take to help you let go and follow inspiration, and how to incorporate this step into your daily life.

COIL Step 1: Allow
08:40

In this video lesson I share the second step and how to incorporate following inspiration into your daily life.

COIL Step 2: Inspiration
06:54

In this video lesson I share the third step and why connecting with your dream is an important part of helping you create the life you desire.

COIL Step 3: Dream
05:05

In this video lesson I talk about the fourth step, the difference between setting intentions and setting goals, and how setting an intention can help you manifest your dreams.

COIL Step 4: Intention
06:52

In this video lesson I talk about the fifth step and why it is absolutely necessary in the process of following inspiration.

COIL Step 5: Act
08:06

In this video lesson I talk about the last step and why it's a critical part of letting go.

COIL Step 6: Trust
10:04
+ Overcoming Challenges
12 lectures 48:16

In this video lesson I talk about the detrimental role Doubt can plan in letting go and following inspiration.

Doubt
06:27

In this video lesson I talk about the role of Confusion in letting go and following inspiration, and how it may be a red flag signaling that you're no longer following inspiration but have in fact fallen back into make-it-happen mode. I also share what always follows confusion.

Confusion
04:19

In this video lesson I talk about the two ways Resistance may show up when you're letting go and following inspiration, and what to do about it.

Resistance
01:52

In this video lesson I share why Expectations are the enemy of following inspiration.

Expectations
05:54

In this video lesson I talk about the number one reason we are often reluctant to let go and follow inspiration: Fear. I also share ways to work with fear when it comes up.

Fear
02:30

In this video lesson I talk about something else that may prevent you from letting go and following inspiration: Making Excuses. And why these excuses are very often not the real reason you're not letting go and following.

Excuses
03:49
Go-to excuses often mask the real reason we choose not to follow inspired ideas. Go-to excuses are the acceptable excuses. They're the reasons we tell ourselves we can't do something because our head logically believes them.
Identifying your Go-To Excuse
2 questions

In this video lesson I talk about how Impatience can make following inspiration challenging, and what to do about it.

Impatience
04:25

In this video lesson I talk about something I call The Know-it-All-Mind, and how it can prevent you from letting go and following inspiration.

The Know-it-All Mind
03:54

In this video lesson I talk about a common way you may avoid letting go (without even realizing you're doing it): Distracting yourself or Ignoring the issue, and how to avoid making this mistake.

Distracting/Ignoring
02:37

In this video lesson I talk about why we often Hang On instead of letting go.

Hanging On
06:35
We all have things we tend to hold on to. They're usually connected to our fears. For example, I tend to have fear around not having enough money. So I hold on to things that bring up that fear. I've held on to jobs and businesses I no longer enjoyed because of this fear.
What do you hang onto?
3 questions

In this video lesson I talk about something that may make you doubt that you're actually following inspiration: the fact you Feel Uninspired at times, and what to do about it.

Feeling Uninspired
02:48

In this video lesson I share some Red Flag Reminders you'll want to be mindful of so they don't throw you off the Inspired Path.

Red Flag Reminders
03:06
+ Conclusion
5 lectures 16:36

In this video lesson I share a brief recap of what we've covered, to refresh your memory before you complete the course.

Recap
03:08

In this video lesson I share what could be the mantra of Letting Go and Following Inspiration, and how it perfectly describes the magic that happens when you start letting go and following what shows up.

You'll Never Guess What Happened
04:34

In this video lesson I share a story and a few final words I hope will inspire you to let go and follow inspiration.

Trust Your Wings
03:05

In this final course video lesson, I share what I believe the true meaning of following inspiration is, and how it came to me almost one year after following my biggest, scariest inspired idea yet!

The Journey Home
05:46

Be sure to check out my book, The Following Inspiration Experiment: Learning to let go and live in the flow, now available on Amazon at https://amzn.to/2Ya5o5Q.

It includes more stories about letting go and following inspiration (mine and other peoples') and more details about learning to let go and live in the flow.

The Following Inspiration Experiment
00:03