It is often better to enter into each other’s worlds, than to pull others into our worlds and expect them to conform to our rules.
After trauma, our relationship with life can become distorted. We can swing between anxiety and depression. Part of recovery is rebuilding a healthy relationship with the fact that ‘life happens’.
To live and grow efficiently, we can choose one thing at a time to work on.
Intimacy – disturbing the peace
Intimacy is beneficial, and it involves risk.
An emotion waiting for a voice
Listening to our emotions, and giving them a voice, is part of our self-development. If we are feeling strange, or uncomfortable, then it may be that our mind and body are trying to tell us something.
Anxiety and depression: how to manage obsessive thoughts and feelings
To manage overwhelming emotions, we can get busy on distracting activities, or we can work inwardly on ourselves. Both are effective, but learning to manage our emotions inwardly may have more long-term success.