You are about to use the most powerful tool available for healing emotional wounds and enhancing your self esteem. Many of us become deeply triggered in our lives by unhealed experiences from childhood, instances where our needs were not met, whether it be love, affection, attention or simple validation.
You’ll have a meaningful opportunity to spend time to become acquainted with your Inner Child. Allowing you to discover that deep core aspect of yourself such as your likes and dislikes, how it feels, and what it needs. You will also have a chance to accept and nurture your Inner Child. With patience you will experience how to reconnect with the pure, innocent child within you that remains untouched by painful and harmful experiences. ……coming home to the joy of the Inner Child. This allows you to awaken the great joy, beauty and love that is within your own heart.
Nurturing your Inner Child enables the possibility for the effective healing of a wide range of emotional and psychological reactive patterns of defense and protection. These mechanisms can developed in response to early painful experiences, such as: physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, eating disorders, alcoholism, drug addiction, sexual obsession, compulsive spending, gambling, anxiety, depression, phobias, grief and loss issues, giving in and pleasing people, shutting down and withdrawing, getting angry and blaming others, being self-critical or critical of others, resisting behavior, control by overachieving, afraid to let go and enjoy life, take life too seriously or demanding sublime perfection.
* Bring a photograph from your past (age 6-12 year old) to get you started if you like.