One Infinite Life
November 14, 2017

Here are my biggest takeaways from "It’s All Good: How to Trust and Surrender to the Bigger Plan" by Cassie Mendoza-Jones https://oneinfinitelife.com/its-all-good-by-cassie-mendoza-jones/

Last month I attended Cassie Mendoza-Jones’ book tour and workshop for her new book: It’s All Good. It was an amazing evening and I left the workshop feeling really content and like I had a clean state.

In the days following the workshop I read Cassie’s new book, which is about trusting and surrendering to the bigger plan, being okay with uncertainty and about moving forward from failures and disappointments with trust and being better off for it.

Here are my biggest takeaways from "It’s All Good: How to Trust and Surrender to the Bigger Plan" by Cassie Mendoza-Jones https://oneinfinitelife.com/its-all-good-by-cassie-mendoza-jones/This is one of my favourite books I’ve read this year and I feel like I read it exactly when I needed to. I loved that the book included personal stories from Cassie’s life, beautiful affirmations and meditations, energetic tools (Cassie is a kinesiologist), lots of practical tips and questions/activities to explore and put into action (which I highly recommend actually doing).

I got so much out of this book and I know it’s going to be one I return to again (and again) and one that I recommend to my clients as well.

In this post I’m sharing 4 of my biggest takeaways from It’s All Good (from both the book and workshop), plus there’s also an opportunity for you to win a signed copy of the book if you’d like to 🙂

MY BIGGEST TAKEAWAYS FROM IT’S ALL GOOD

 

1. To be okay with where you are right now…

Wherever that may be!

A little backstory: The workshop was the first night I had been out since I had my wisdom teeth surgery a few weeks prior and I knew that I was there for a reason. I recovered really well from my surgery — however — I was finding it challenging getting back into “real” life while still recovering and having limited energy.

The workshop helped me to truly accept where I am right now, to let go of where I think I “should” be and let myself be where I was.

I think it’s really powerful to find a way to be okay with where you are now, while you still work towards more or what you want — and this was such a big reminder for me.

 

2. Failures can lead to newfound clarity, progress and growth.

One of my biggest takeaways from It’s All Good is the reminder that failure can actually lead to good things like clarity, progress and growth. As Cassie says, “Your failure is not the end of your world.”

This book reminded me that it could even be the beginning of something amazing. I was also reminded that one day I may be able to look back and be grateful for my past “failures” or disappointments, which is a really nice feeling.

 

3. Trust that you will get where you want to go. 

One of the biggest feeling I had after finishing It’s All Good was a deep trust that everything was going to be okay, that everything would work out and that I would get to where I want to go in time.

It reminded me to really trust, take empowered action and surrender to the outcome. And to know that it was all going to work out.

As Cassie says, “Trust you’ll get there, or somewhere better, all in good time.”

 

4. Be open to receiving what you want — or something better.

I loved in It’s All Good how Cassie kept mentioning throughout the book to be open to receiving what you want with a caveat of “or something better.”

Because sometimes I think we get really caught up on how we think things should look, but I love the approach of being clear and open to what you want — while also being open to something even better!

 

Here are my biggest takeaways from "It’s All Good: How to Trust and Surrender to the Bigger Plan" by Cassie Mendoza-Jones https://oneinfinitelife.com/its-all-good-by-cassie-mendoza-jones/

You can get a copy of this incredible book here:

It’s All Good: How to Trust and Surrender to the Bigger Plan

BOOK GIVEAWAY

Here are my biggest takeaways from "It’s All Good: How to Trust and Surrender to the Bigger Plan" by Cassie Mendoza-Jones https://oneinfinitelife.com/its-all-good-by-cassie-mendoza-jones/1. This giveaway is exclusive to The Infinite Community. If you’re not already signed up, you can do so by entering your details at the end of this post 🙂

2. To enter the giveaway leave me in the comments below and share which of the lessons I’ve shared in this post did you most resonate with and why?

Entries close 6th December 2017

Good Luck!

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PS. You might also like to read my takeaways from Cassie’s first book You Are enough.

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  • Melinda Soo-shi

    “Failures can lead to newfound clarity, progress and growth.”
    This one definitely resonated with me – it’s so important to reflect back on past experiences to help us with current plans. This reflection can also assist with bringing some clarity in the moment when something doesn’t work to plan.

    Thanks for your post and for holding the contest. 🙂

    • This is a powerful one for sure! I completely agree Melinda. Sometimes it isn’t until we look back and reflect that we actually can see things differently (and more clearly) and also takeaway the lessons that help us move forward with growth. Thank you for sharing your thoughts and good luck! 🙂

  • JohannaMamou

    “Be open to receiving what you want — or something better.”
    Such a good reminder. Thanks for the post Chloe!

    • I love that one too Johanna! It’s such a good reminder to not get so caught up in what we want and to be open to different possibilities of something even better. Thank you for your comment 🙏

  • Natasha

    Thank you for sharing Chloe! I was so bummed to have missed Cassie’s event’s so it was great to get an insight into the night and the big take-aways. I love the idea of being open to receiving what you want, or something even better. So often we get fixated on ‘one thing’ being the solution to our problem, or we hold our big dreams up on a pedestal, instead of being open to something even better coming along. This perspective helps me to loosen the grip a little knowing that there could be even more magical things on the horizon that I hadn’t even thought about. Thanks again for sharing lovely! x

    • Your welcome Tash — was an awesome workshop and I’m glad I could give you some insight and takeaways from the event. I completely relate to everything you’ve shared here and it’s so true how we can get so caught up on how we think something should look, that we aren’t truly open to the possibilities of something better. I agree that this helps so much to “let go” a bit and trust that it’s going to work out in better ways than we could imagine! Thanks for sharing your thoughts here Tash 💙