In this episode of the Pint-Sized Healing Podcast, Mags talks about the way we get too hard on ourselves when we’re experiencing lots of emotion during the healing journey.

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Main Take-Aways

  • You can feel conflicting emotions at the same time. joy at not being around toxic family members but ALSO feeling sadness because you love them. They’re not mutually exclusive.
  • In the beginning of the healing journey, it’s normal to get overwhelmed by your emotions to the point of not even recognizing what they are. Over time, you will recognize and process your emotions more quickly and with greater ease.
  • Self-awareness is a key part of developing the above skill. Check in with yourself by asking “What am I feeling and WHY am I feeling that?”

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While I may technically be the Director here at SwanWaters, my unofficial title is Healing Cheerleader! I’m a survivor of childhood emotional abuse and workplace bullying. And believe me when I say that I’ve walked the walk when it comes to healing from trauma. I firmly believe that we can undo some of the damage that abuse has done to us, and learn the necessary skills to handle life and all it brings us.

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