A Conversation on Selfishness and Sovereignty

claireowellness · Woman Awake – Episode 098 – A conversation on Selfishness and Sovereignty


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They can exist at the same time.

You can be a SOVEREIGN Being who places her/his needs and wishes above all else AND still be a compassionate, kind, caring and attentive human being who values others.

However, lately I’ve noticed that people believe it’s ONE or the other.

You believe you are sovereign and pro choice. Someone else believes you are selfish and do not care for others wellbeing.

You believe you are allowed to make decisions based on what’s right for you (or whatever you feel like doing). Someone else believes that you should forgo YOUR needs and your desires for the betterment of others – always – even at the expense of your own health/sanity.

You are expected to sacrifice yourself for the greater good (hello virtue signalling) and need to reminded (often) that YOU are not more important than the collective… intriguing.

And whilst I do very much and passionately believe in unity, in connection, in coming together, in collaboration and supportive the collective. I do not believe that should ever be at the expense of your own health, happiness, sovereign self. 


This week on the Podcast I’m responding to a few (only a few) comments that filtered through in response to my email, post and IGTV last week where I spoke on finding your yes in the face of NO, Chaos Vs Grace and the current climate of segregation and restrictions.

Some of these comments felt my perspective is selfish and self-entered.

MOST of the comments (and there were hundreds of responses, shares and waves of love!) were incredible supportive and full of resonance. Truly, I’ve never seen my work shared SO MUCH.

This is a conversation about Selfishness Versus Sovereignty. 

How do we contribute in acts of services for the greater good AND be supportive the collective. Whilst also ensuring we are doing what our heart feels is true and right? What our body is asking for (or not). Holding boundaries and nourishing your own nervous system.

People pleasing at the expense of yourself.

Utter self sacrifice at the expense of your own wellbeing or that of your family.

Does this feel good to you?

Why do we have to label people and always filter another person’s choices and decisions through our own conditioning and the lens of our unhealed wounds and unworthiness?

There is SO much I have to say about this. Selfishness. Self-entered. Sovereignty.

The best way forward is to tune into my little download on the Woman Awake podcast.


Show notes:

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2. Inner Alchemy – In person event here on the Central Coast: December 19th 10am – 2pm.

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