There are so many moments in our lives when we feel stuck. We see how we “want” to be, yet recognize that the negative thoughts and feelings we have are the result of certain triggers, (e.g, situations or people) that make us feel powerless, reconnect us to the pain we are trying to leave behind, or create ick feelings of frustration. What’s most difficult is that it can happen when we least expect it, even those moments when we are feeling super groovy.
When you are triggered, however, it doesn’t mean you have to stay “stuck” in this ick feeling. There are techniques you can use to become aware of your “re-actions” and then help you become responsible for your changing your thoughts, feelings and actions so that you can literally catapult yourself to a new level of awareness, happiness, and ultimately love of self and others. Here’s an example of how negative victim or conflict thinking can manifest inside your head via the “word” of the inner critical voice I often refer to as the “dark side” voice:Read more »