Taking The Lid Off Your Feelings

By Dr. Margaret Paul March 17, 2019

For a moment, go back to being a little child and remember… remember an adult being unloving to you:

An adult (parent, other caregiver, teacher, relative, religious figure, or some other adult in authority) yells at you. An adult invalidates you. An adult ignores you. . . . → Read More: Taking The Lid Off Your Feelings

Is Your Caretaking Covering Up Your Heartbreak?

Are you giving yourself up to avoid feeling the heartache and heartbreak of others’ unloving behavior toward you?

Jenny grew up with a narcissistic mother who was incessantly demanding attention and demanding to have her way. Her mother would get furious when her husband or children didn’t do what she wanted them to . . . → Read More: Is Your Caretaking Covering Up Your Heartbreak?

Do You Feel Connected With Your Partner and Others?

By Dr. Margaret Paul February 04, 2019

Do you have a problem feeling connected with others? It might be because you are living in your head rather than in your heart.

When you were growing up, did you learn to protect against the pain of not being loved, by disconnecting from your . . . → Read More: Do You Feel Connected With Your Partner and Others?

A Challenging Journey: From Mind Focus to Body Focus

A Challenging Journey: From Mind Focus to Body Focus

By Dr. Margaret Paul January 28, 2019

Do you spend most of your time focused in your mind or your body? Are you staying in your mind as a way to avoid responsibility for your feelings?

“Breathe into your body and notice what . . . → Read More: A Challenging Journey: From Mind Focus to Body Focus

Do You Actually Know When You Are Acting as a Victim?

By Dr. Margaret Paul January 21, 2019

Most of us don’t like to think of ourselves as a victim. Yet, without realizing it, you might be seeing yourself as a victim, and you might be putting yourself in the position of being a victim.

Do you recognize any of these situations?

Someone . . . → Read More: Do You Actually Know When You Are Acting as a Victim?

Are You Ready to Give Up Giving Yourself Up?

 

By Dr. Margaret Paul January 14, 2019

Is giving yourself up working to create inner and relationship joy? If not, then you might want to consider learning to love yourself instead.

Were you trained as a child to give yourself up to be loved? Did you learn to confuse love with . . . → Read More: Are You Ready to Give Up Giving Yourself Up?