You CAN Heal The Wounds of Abusive Parenting

By Dr. Margaret Paul October 04, 2020

The outlook doesn’t have to be bleak for those of us who had abusive or neglectful parenting.

“There are clear links between an individual’s psychological coping strategies and his or her physiological coping strategies. Both are established in infancy and toddlerhood and tend to persist . . . → Read More: You CAN Heal The Wounds of Abusive Parenting

Can We Run Out Of Love?

Is your experience of love that it is scarce and limited?

“Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Love never decreases by being shared. ~Chinese Proverb

There seems to be a myth that love is scarce – that there is only . . . → Read More: Can We Run Out Of Love?

“Why Didn’t God Stop The Abuse?”

Have you ever wondered why God allows so much abuse, so much pain, so much war?

“God has no hands but these.” – Mother Theresa

I am often asked by my clients, “If God is all powerful, why didn’t he stop my father (or mother, or brother, or babysitter, or uncle or a stranger) . . . → Read More: “Why Didn’t God Stop The Abuse?”

Your Own Inner Work Affects the Whole World!

You have more of an effect on the world than you know!

“Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be clean.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

What would happen if we each learned to take 100% responsibility for our own feelings and needs – learning to attend to our feelings with compassion for ourselves, and extending that compassion to others? What would happen if each of us were conscious enough to sweep in front of our own door – which means we would be conscious enough not to dump our filth on the rest of the world?

I love to imagine the possibilities! Continue reading Your Own Inner Work Affects the Whole World!

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