But for most people, making mistakes is not okay. Instead, they beat themselves up every time they do something wrong.
If I believe these stories, then I can’t possibly win. I’m guaranteed to lose. Which means I’ll never feel good enough. I’ll never think I deserve. And I’ll probably never let myself have much happiness. Instead, I’ll go around beating myself up and putting myself down.
Take it from me, it’s no fun. I used to feel like I was living with a jagged metal spike stuck through my heart. I was the one who put it there, but I had no idea at the time what was going on.
That question was always on my mind, as I tried to make it through the day.. so I could try to make it through the next day. It still scares me how close I came to ending it all.
Those days are long gone. At this point, they don’t even haunt me anymore. Actually, life is pretty good. It could be better. But it’s good enough.
The first secret I learned was how to handle my emotions. Maybe ‘handle’ isn’t the right word. Actually, it’s more like ‘surfing’ my emotions. Letting them wash through me, without getting caught up in them.
I learned all emotional pain comes from not letting your emotions flow through you. It occurs when you block your emotions because you don’t – or can’t – or won’t – feel them. Which always starts early in life.
If you’re not familiar with this flow, then you might want to read my free e-book and listen to my free guided… Read more…