approaching emotional pain as an inner child (4:17)
Updated: Sep 26
Sometimes when inner emotional pain is overwhelming, we can fall into cycles of frustration, confusion, lashing out, etc. It can feel unfair, unjust, like a curse or intolerable burden. This is an opportunity to reframe the dynamic as an inner child tantruming for our attention. And to respond accordingly. This can reduce any menacing vibes around the experience & improve our chances of approaching the situation skillfully.