Self-Sovereignty: Using it to Cope + Create Stability

Leena Lemos

I’m not going to lie to you, I have a feeling that shit is about to hit the fan. And it’s not just me. If you follow others on social media who are tuned into/studying the collective, I think there is a general consensus that it’s going to get worse before it gets better.

Which leads me to talk about sovereignty. This is a word I have seen used a lot in the spiritual community, but what does it actually mean, and how can we use it to cope + create stability in the coming months?

I was first introduced to the term over 10 years ago when I was learning from the Haudenosaunee people in Central New York. They would always ask if we could be food sovereign, meaning living off the land. Could you? Probably not. Now, as I continue to reclaim my own personal power, it has become obvious that sovereignty must exist in our lives in many shapes and forms.

Health & Wellness

So many leaders in the health + wellness industry are helping others through the modalities they have used to heal their own bodies. Yet, what might work for them may not work for you. And that’s okay. Sovereignty reminds us that we have a unique experience in our bodies and we must honor that. We must listen to what our bodies are telling us and trust that we have the power to take the necessary action to realign.

Content & Messaging

The content and messaging we are consuming on social media and TV can sometimes do more harm than good. Are you caught up in the fear cycle on the news? In the comparison culture on Instagram? Sovereignty reminds us that it’s okay to have our own experiences + beliefs that exist outside of “mainstream.” Isn’t that why we are all here? 😉 Have you taken the time to take a step back and figure out what you truly believe without any outside influence?


Not to go all doomsday prep on you, but if there were food shortages or no access to Amazon/the Internet would you have everything you would need to sustain your family? Do you know the local businesses and farms in your area who can help support you? It never helps to start considering these avenues and relying more on your local community.

Mind & Soul

Even when we don’t have control over our external circumstances, we always have control over our thoughts, reactions, and our perspectives. Sovereignty in our own minds reminds us to TRUST our inner guidance system a.k.a. our intuition. Trust that those gut feelings you have are right and honor them above all else. When we can create this type of unwavering strength within, it will help us adapt to flow with the tide.

New Moon Activation for Sovereignty

This is a theme that keeps coming up for us at the end of 2020 and we want to help you reawaken your freedom. In this activation, you will find:

🌙 How to place a protective circle around yourself

🌙 How to activate a crystal for healing

🌙 An introduction to self-sovereignty + what that means

🌙 Guided meditation to meet your highest self

🌙 Journal prompts + a soulfully-crafted playlist

This workshop is lives in our private spiritual community and can be done on your own time for your New Moon ritual or whenever you feel called to reclaim your power. Request to be a member for free here and join our soul family.

  • More Articles by Leena
Leena Lemos
Founder of Enlightenedhood

Founder of Enlightenedhood. Spiritual Wilding. Burrito Aficionado. Friend of Plants + Animals. Star Child. Channeler + Magdalene. Podcast Host. ✨

follow me
Leena Lemos
Founder of Enlightenedhood

Founder of Enlightenedhood. Spiritual Wilding. Burrito Aficionado. Friend of Plants + Animals. Star Child. Channeler + Magdalene. Podcast Host. ✨

follow me
Latest Posts

Related Posts

Are You Living Life with Intention?

Intentions are the heart of mindfulness and spirituality. They are the energetic agreement that guide you in your practice. As you continue to become more comfortable with the role as creator, intentions may begin to infiltrate every aspect of your life. Here’s what living with intention actually looks like… You have boundaries. These boundaries protect […]
Read More

15 Mantras for Self-Empowerment

Mantras are incredibly effective at silencing the wandering and frequent thoughts of our mind. They work similarly to affirmations in using repetition to create new, chosen pathways in the brain. Using mantra repetition, we channel in energy, really feeling the way we will feel when our intention manifests itself in our life. Harnessing that power […]
Read More

You Can’t Pour From an Empty Cup

I wish I could remember who first told me those words about a year into being a mother, but mom brain is very real and I’m just not sure who that person was. Trying to be a good mom when you aren’t taking care of yourself is like trying to go run the Boston Marathon […]
Read More

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Listen to the Podcast

Find Wisdom In…

    Your Cart
    Your cart is emptyReturn to Shop