It’s impossible not to notice the growing sense of “us vs them” in our culture. Being labeled as a “them” marks you as different, an outsider…& on the whole we humans don’t like to be on the outside. It goes back to our prehistoric days when being part of the tribe was vital for survival. In short, “us vs. them” = a conflict, right? And if you’re like most of my clients you don’t like conflict - Even something as simple as… Speaking up at work or in their relationships under
Happy, sad, glad, mad, & afraid... Those are the basics of all human emotions.
How are you feeling right now?
Meh isn’t on the list.
Neither is “I don’t know”.
But, these days...100 years into the pandemic, that’s not uncommon & neither is feeling...
When you’re disconnected from yourself it’s hard to know how you’re feeling because you’re (subconsciously) trying to avoid how you’re feeling. Maybe you’re mindlessly eating chip
Does trudging through your day sound familiar? A client told me that she had zero motivation for school-a program that she had been excited to start. My kids make fun of me for going to be at 8:30. True story. And it’s happened more than a few times. I’m not sick, I’m just exhausted. Friends & colleagues have shared that they just can’t concentrate. Nothing could’ve prepared us to still be under the weight of this pandemic. AND your experience & the way you feel is no less re