#314- Self-Protection Leads to More Pain, Not Less

#314- Self-Protection Leads to More Pain, Not Less You know those strategies you have to emotionally protect yourself from pain? Yeah, they don’t work. Because there is no such thing as emotional protection; you still get hurt, you’re still in pain. Safeguarding against it is an illusion, and half the time those same strategies actually help […]

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#313- Journey of Attachment: Why Berating or Ignoring Someone Backfires

#313- Journey of Attachment: Why Berating or Ignoring Someone Backfires When you try to control someone by berating them or giving them the silent treatment, you don’t think about the actual impact it has. You think you’ll be able to motivate them into doing what you want, but instead you push them away. Do you […]

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#287- Journey of Attachment: Love is Not a Game of Chess

  #287- Journey of Attachment: Love is Not a Game of Chess When you don’t feel loveable, you may strategize to get what you aren’t giving yourself, looking for someone else to fill you up. Or you’ll manipulate a situation to compensate for what you lack. You don’t realize you’re playing a game, but you are. […]

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