Prioritize Yourself

Prioritize Yourself: 2 Reasons You Don’t

If you don’t prioritize yourself, you are saying, “I don’t matter.” Neglecting self-care means you have no self-worth. That is never true for anybody. Have people said, “Please take care of yourself?” Do you roll your eyes at that? Don’t roll your eyes at that! Your mental health matters, which means you matter. In order to begin believing that, you …

child needs

7 Steps to find Inner Child Needs/Ways to Love Yours

Do you know what your inner child needs? Are you choosing love or shame for your inner child? Do you know how to recover from emotional trauma in your childhood? Are you curious about the symptoms of childhood trauma in adults? Has it been a lifelong struggle for you to find ways to love yourself? If so, this post is for …

Emotional Validation

5 Examples of Validating Statements

What is emotional validation? Did you receive it in your childhood? Do you practice self-validation now? Emotional validation is the act of someone positively acknowledging/validating your feelings. It means that you are not shamed for your feelings and that those feelings are not dismissed. Were your feelings dismissed in your childhood? If so, then not only did you not get …

emotionally available

5 Signs Someone is Not Emotionally Available

Have you ever encountered somebody you think is not emotionally available? Have you ever felt like a friend, family member or partner doesn’t care about how you feel? Is there emotional distance no matter how hard you try to connect? Your answer must be yes. Everybody has encountered somebody like this at some point in their lives. The kind of …

inner child work

What is Inner Child Work?

What is an inner child? Do you have an inner child? Does the term “inner child work” seem silly to you? How can it benefit you? What happens if you ignore your inner child? So, let’s look at answering those questions. An inner child is the little boy or girl inside of us that got stuck because his or her …

Not Good Enough

8 Steps to Getting Rid of Not Good Enough Stuff

Most people have asked themselves, “Why am I not good enough?” many times throughout their lives. We all have Not Good Enough Stuff, but very few of us know how to get rid of it because it requires a deep healing of the soul. Holding onto our Not Good Enough Stuff prevents us from living a peaceful and happy life. …

teach feeling

Teaching Feeling the Emotions (Emotional Regulation for Kids)

Do you want to teach feeling emotions in a healthy way to your child? Do you struggle to feel your feelings that you have? You probably don’t have a clue where to start to learn emotional regulation for kids because you don’t have that for yourself. In order help your child, you have to teach feeling emotions in a healthy …

Attention-Seeking

4 Ways We Teach Kids Attention-Seeking Behaviors with Social Media

It’s common knowledge that kids today are addicted to screens and social media. As adults, it’s easy to see the attention-seeking behaviors of kids and teens on social media. They are determining their self-worth based on how many likes or followers they get on social media. An explanation of the damage this causes is not needed. However, what is needed …

Children are Resilient

Children are Resilient is a Lie (Inner Child Therapy)

Children are resilient. How many times have you heard that phrase? Probably way too many to even consider counting. You’ve probably also heard “children live what they learn” or some form of that phrase. For me, those two phrases contradict one another. Recently, I started thinking about that phrase “children are resilient” and whether or not I believed it. I …

Discovering the Self

Discovering the Self: Starting Your Journey of Self Discovery

Do you feel like you are lost when it comes to finding out who you truly are? Discovering the self is hard work. Does it feel like know matter how far you get in your journey of self discovery, that you still feel you’ve not done enough? You are not alone! Keep reading and you will learn how to begin …