Donnalynn Civello

“Resistance is your friend. If something is not coming together, stop pushing. It’s not yours.”

Based in New York City, Donnalynn Civello CHHC, AADP is Executive Director of Ethereal Wellness Counseling and a Certified Intuitive Life Coach and Holistic Nutritionist and 500hr Yoga Teacher – RYT who is dedicated to helping clients and students find BALANCE in all aspects of their lives – emotionally, mentally and physically. Certified in Intuitive Counseling and Pranic Healing Psychotherapy, Donnalynn is internationally known for her inspirational insights which are featured on her weekly blog. She remains dedicated to teaching simple spiritual tools for living your best life. As an Intuitive Life Coach, she uses a proprietary methodology to help her clients uncover their life purpose and learn their individual life lessons so that they can move forward with their lives. She is an author and motivational speaker and Stand Up For Passion advocate. She is also a wellness writer and Yogi Times Contributing Editor. Her work has been featured in Glamour Magazine, On Deck with Lucy TV show and Radio Show and on the iHeartRadio Inspirational Network.

Have you unlocked the secret to how your life works? There is always a reason why things happen the way they do in your life.

Your life is made up of a blend of carefully-selected experiences for the soul purpose of learning and evolving.

What no one may have told you is that your life is a game. The truth is, you are never going to win or lose it – that’s not important. It’s all about how you play it.

In her book, Life Lessons: Everything You Ever Wished You had Learned in Kindergarten,” Donnalynn Civello gives you a whole new set of rules.

Resistance is very purposeful. It stops you from moving in a direction that is either not right for you or is not the time for you. Don’t push your way past it. If it is impeding your progress in a given direction, heed to it. It’s trying to protect you.

When we realize we are in flow, everything moves with us, and we feel at harmony with ourselves and the world around us. Synchronicity and magic seems to greet us in every moment.

In the flow, we are at peace in our lives and feel comforted by the fact that we don’t need to know everything, and we trust in the divine timing of our lives.

When we’re in the flow, we move with the current.

When we aren’t in the flow, nothing works.

When you are in the flow of your life – flowing downstream — everything flows alongside you. When you are out of that flow – pushing upstream — things are much more difficult.

How do you know the difference? Ask yourself how it feels. If it’s hard, you’re pushing your boat upstream. If it’s easy, you’re flowing with the stream.

Your life path should be obvious and it will flow together easily when you are in the right place at the right time. If something in your life isn’t working, stop pushing, there is a reason why it is not coming together.

Resistance is your friend, never your foe.

When you’re where you’re supposed to be in your life, things come together easily. If they aren’t coming together easily, they aren’t meant to, clearly there’s something better waiting to come together.

Don’t try to force something outside your flow. If it’s too hard, it’s not yours. Step away from it. Walk away from it with grace. Find your flow first and let it naturally carry you to what is right for you. It can be no other way.

If something in your life isn’t working, stop pushing a wall that isn’t meant to be moved – there is a reason why it is there and why you are being stuck on the other side. Understand that resistance is your greatest ally.

Instead of fighting to claim what isn’t yours, stay in your grace and allow what is meant for your vibration to become magnetized to you.

“You only live once (this time around anyway), you don’t want to miss a beat.” – Donnalynn Civello


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