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Many of us tend to focus on what could go wrong in a given situation and there are good reasons for that. When we were often disappointed n childhood (which happens in dysfunctional homes), we come to expect the worst as a matter of course. However, the fear, worry, and anxiety that accompany such negative projections only rob us of any joy in the present moment. Toxic Family, Toxic People, Dysfunctional, Toxic Relationships, Make Sense, Disappointed, To Focus, Rob, Personal Growth
Why it’s important to focus on what you want — Laura K. Connell
Many of us tend to focus on what could go wrong in a given situation and there are good reasons for that. When we were often disappointed n childhood (which happens in dysfunctional homes), we come to expect the worst as a matter of course. However, the fear, worry, and anxiety that accompany such negative projections only rob us of any joy in the present moment.
If you grew up in a family like mine, you probably never learned the art of standing up for yourself. In fact, you learned the opposite: how to suppress your needs in favor of others. Read on for how to stand up for yourself even when it's hard. Stand Up For Yourself, Opposites, Overcoming, Self Care, Growing Up
How to stand up for yourself confidently
If you grew up in a family like mine, you probably never learned the art of standing up for yourself. In fact, you learned the opposite: how to suppress your needs in favor of others. Read on for how to stand up for yourself even when it's hard.
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
black white thinking Black And White Thinking, Survival Mode, Ambiguity, Childhood Trauma
How to overcome black and white thinking from childhood trauma
A brain in survival mode resorts to black and white thinking to keep you safe. It needs clear answers and cannot tolerate ambiguity because that feels dangerous. Read more for strategies on overcoming black and white thinking.
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
inner critic Inner Critic, Caregiver, Silence
How to silence your inner critic
You may be surprised to learn your inner critic is often the internalized voice of your parents and caregivers. You grew up telling yourself that if you could only be quiet enough, perfect enough, funny enough, or pleasing enough, you’d win your them over. How to silence your inner critic.
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
inner child Healing Journaling, Pushing People Away, Positive Mantras, Positive Self Talk, Self Image, Emotions, Feelings
reparenting-retreat
Loss of innocence in childhood affects us deeply as adults. We never felt the protection and care that allowed us to explore the world confidently, so we feel anxious and fearful and rarely let down our guard. Now that we’re adults we can reparent ourselves and take care of the inner child whose needs went unmet in the past.
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
self-advocacy Together We Stand, Self Advocacy, What Is Self, Healing Journey, Self Help
Improve your life with self-advocacy
As you travel on your healing journey, that “go with the flow” mentality may not work for you anymore. You will become more active in your desire to have your needs met and more confident in expressing those needs through self-advocacy.
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
procrastination Just Do It, How Are You Feeling, Coping Strategies, Highly Sensitive, Connell, Willpower
How to overcome procrastination
You’ve probably heard the common advice around procrastination. You need better habits and more willpower, or “just do it”. If you’ve been through childhood trauma, however, procrastination feels more painful and difficult to overcome.
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
focus on what you want Get What You Want, Business Tools, Human Nature, Focus On Yourself
Focus on what you want to get what you want
The key to fulfilling your heart’s desires is to focus on what you want. It’s human nature to worry about what we don’t have, be it money, success, or love. However, bringing attention to things you don’t want only creates more of the same.
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
playing small Marianne Williamson, Insidious, Feeling Insecure, Enlightenment, Other People
How to stop playing small and show up powerfully
Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. -Marianne Williamson
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
let go of control Spending Problem, Joe Vitale, Control Issues, Learning To Trust, Self Discipline, Back On Track, Tight Budget
How to let go of control and enjoy life
If you find it hard to relax and make room for surprises in your life, there are probably good reasons for that. One of them is childhood trauma. Here are 4 ways to let go of control and enjoy life more.
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
moon cycles Waxing And Waning, Moon Cycles, Do What You Want, Moon Phases, Reflection
How moon cycles impact work and life
Have you considered that personal growth might include periods of waxing and waning? How moon cycles impact work and life and rest and reflection are essential to personal growth.
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
upper limit problem Upper Limits, Gay Hendricks, Perfectionism
4 signs you have an upper limit problem
Perhaps you can relate to the tendency to sabotage good feelings or events. Here are 4 signs you have an upper limit problem.
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
focus on your stengths
Why you should focus on your strengths not weaknesses
By investing more time in the things we’re good at, we get even better at them. Why you should focus on your strengths by spending more time on them.
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
women's midlife crisis Signs Of Midlife Crisis, Midlife Transition, Mid Life Crisis, Feeling Stuck, Make It Through, Man Humor
Signs of a women's midlife crisis
A midlife crisis is a call to change. It’s your body and soul’s demand that you pay attention to yourself. Here are 6 signs you’re going through a women's midlife crisis.
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
choose yourself Weight Loss Help, Weight Loss Goals, Weight Loss Transformation, Ways To Lose Weight, Weight Loss Journey, Weight Loss Motivation, Weightlossbeforeandafter, Weight Loss Surgery
How to choose yourself and why it's important
For many of us, to choose yourself sounds selfish. But, the best way to serve the world is to choose yourself first.
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth
Self Care for the Soul | Self Care, Boundaries, Personal Growth