Looking-Glass Self – How Core Beliefs Affect Our Mindset

Looking-Glass Self – Our Core Beliefs Affect Our Mindset Our perception of how others view us affects our psychosocial development

Those early interpersonal interactions with our primary caregivers are the building block of identity formation.  They are the look-glass through which we form our core beliefs (lovable/good-enough or unlovable/defective) which in turn molds our mindset(mental [Read More]

Processing the Grief and Rage of Not Belonging

Processing the Grief and Rage of Not Belonging Having a sense of belongingness is an integral part of our psychological well-being

An integral part of feeling human is that sense of belongingness. We are innately programmed to want to belong to something/someone beyond ourselves.  At the core of belongingness are acceptance, support, and protection. Prolonged lack [Read More]

Becoming Wise About Human Nature Liminal Space-The In-Between Period From Old To New Self Coming To America – A Deaf Woman’s Journey Of Healing Breaking The Habit of Being My False Self

Breaking The Habit of Being My False Self A false self is a survival strategy, becoming authentic is the key to mental health

Survival in a dysfunctional family entails keeping our parents/caregivers happy. How they feel, what they want is what matters.  We repress our true feelings, needs, desires in fear of being beaten, derided, or rejected. We [Read More]

Your Emotional Fascia, The Reason For Your Scoliosis Closure – Dissolution of Hurtful Energetic Attachment Bonds Why I Wrote a Book About Being Able to Say ‘No’ To Manage Anger and Shame, Improve Your Distress Tolerance

Improve Your Distress Tolerance to Better Manage Anger, Shame Maginging distressing emotions requires awareness, tolerance and eventually release

Most of us have grown up being shamed for expressing anger.  With such an upbringing we learn to repress our anger and internalize the shame about our feelings. We are unable to manage or tolerate [Read More]

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