Honoring Your Feelings Free of Judgment

Do you have a knack for neglecting to honor your feelings? Do you find yourself feeling shame for your emotions, wishing you wouldn’t feel anything at all? Do you notice that you suppress your feelings in an effort not to make others uncomfortable, only to have those emotions rise to the surface in an overwhelming way later?  This is categorized as self-abandonment, which is a learned behavior that begins in childhood. When physical and emotional needs [...]

By |2020-11-28T15:55:08+00:00December 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Honoring Your Feelings Free of Judgment

5 Ways to Cope With Negative Family Dynamics This Holiday Season

It probably doesn’t come as a surprise to anyone that the holidays tend to bring up conflict among families. In addition to compromised family dynamics that might already exist from past wounds, tensions could be especially high this year: Discussions might gravitate towards politics; arguments may ensue about the current global health crisis (please visit the CDC website for how to safely gather this year); and anxiety tends to be triggered about unrealistic expectations surrounding the [...]

By |2020-11-28T15:14:33+00:00December 1st, 2020|Anxiety|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Cope With Negative Family Dynamics This Holiday Season

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