In this episode, I dive deep into the topic of core wounds and how to heal them. I start by acknowledging the difficulty and pain that comes with unearthing these buried wounds. I share my personal struggles with triggers and the importance of taking practical and safe steps to work on these wounds.
I emphasize the need to call a thing a thing and to put a name to the pain we're feeling. I discuss different types of core wounds, such as abandonment, guilt, betrayal, neglect, and the pain associated with the relationship with our parents. I share my own struggles with these wounds and the challenges of healing them.
I talk about the importance of writing down our wounds and keeping track of the thoughts and emotions that come up. I also highlight the significance of finding our own methods of healing, whether it's through therapy, EMDR, or other forms of self-expression like writing or art.
I address the difficulty of forgiveness and the need to find our own path towards it. I stress the importance of support from our chosen circle of friends and family, as well as the power of affirmations and positive self-talk. I encourage listeners to be patient with themselves and to give themselves grace as they embark on this healing journey.
I conclude by offering resources and books for further reading and reminding listeners that they are not alone in their struggles. I express my willingness to help and provide support to anyone who reaches out.
Overall, this episode aims to provide guidance and encouragement for healing core wounds and emphasizes the importance of self-care, boundaries, and self-compassion in the process.
Core Wounds: Part Two