Digging for Gold Thinking

Let’s talk about gold thinking. I need gold thinking. Maybe we all do.

I’ve been craving a good coloring session, one where I sit down in quiet and color in a mandala. I’ve really been craving metallic colored pencils, especially gold and rose gold. Hmmm. Why?

I think it’s because I am spending a lot of time listening to others. Listening to their opinions. Looking for their wisdom. Looking for answers. There is so much unknown right now. I’m caught up in that.

I go looking for people who agree with me, so that they can confirm what I think I know. Why am I doing that? If I already know what I think and believe, why am I looking for external confirmation?

The more I listen to other people – even those who agree with me – the more I begin to doubt myself. This is what self-doubt looks like for me, and when they show up, I definitely need gold thinking.

Gold thinking is all about tapping into our inner wisdom, our inner knowing.  Gold thinking is about finding the insight and self-value that brings commitment and contentment. Trusting in our deep knowing. Truth.

Gold thinking calls for some introspection – pausing to ask ourselves some key questions and looking inward – not externally – for answers.

Here are some great gold questions:

  • What do I really, really know? What’s one thing?
  • What are my core values, the things I know are true?
  • What has my life taught me, what wisdom have I gained?
  • How can I accept the unknown without being afraid?
  • What am I making my self-doubt mean? How is it helping me? How is it holding me back?
  • What if / how can I listen to my own inner wisdom, and don’t look outside for validation?
  • What if the wisdom really is inside me?

It is. The gold is inside you.

In the meantime, remember these things: You are loved. We are all loved. Let’s all be kind. And in all things – progress, not perfection!

Love and light,



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