What's Your Version of a Wild Woman? (Part 2) by Deborah Willimott

It's the birthright of all of us to access our wildness, unlimited by what we *think* or are told it should look like. 

It could be subtle, silent, still, unpainted and calm. It doesn’t mean turning your desk over, ripping your suit off and jumping in a lake. Although it might for some.

The first step is to feel into what ‘wildness’ is for you and your body. Our tendency is to ‘think’ into what wildness is, which is when all the associated imprinted images come up.

The good news is, your body already knows what wild feels like for you - and it’s up to you to actively connect to that. It can take time. But isn’t it worth it?

So put on your favourite piece of music and sit or stand...and hold the intention:

‘What is MY wild shape?’

Imagine everything that currently defines you, dropping away for a moment.

Hold the intention.

And see what happens. It might be a movement, a feeling. An inkling or an explosion.

What shape were you at the start? 

What shape are you now?

And what has to happen for you to move from one to the other more freely?

If absolutely nothing else, for now it can be liberating enough to know that just because you’re unable to drum at twilight in India, it doesn’t mean your access to wild is denied.

That you are even pondering this at all means your wildness is ripe and ready to find its shape within you. Take comfort that once you find it, it will be easy to embody because it’s yours.

For now, understanding that wildness can be so much more than what you were told it was, can be the perfect first step towards dancing around your own personal inner fire. 

Naked or not is your fruit to pick.




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Deborah Jane Willimott is a Creative Embodiment Practitioner and Writer. For more info, visit The Body Hive.

Deborah is co-leading our Relax, Reconnect and Reawaken Your Wild retreat in Marrakech, 20-26 August with Marie Milligan. It's for women to deeply relax and reignite your creative source.


Marie Milligan

I'm the Founder of Wild Women Do, a coaching network and movement for creative, entrepreneurial women needing support to create and launch something inspirational. A Holistic Business Coach, Entrepreneurship Educator and Writer, I love nothing better than helping you release your creative spirit, and get your ideas expressed and done.