Episode Twelve: How Can We Have a Healthy Relationship with Ourselves? (Part Two)

Episode 12 October 05, 2020 00:42:25
Episode Twelve: How Can We Have a Healthy Relationship with Ourselves? (Part Two)
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Episode Twelve: How Can We Have a Healthy Relationship with Ourselves? (Part Two)

Oct 05 2020 | 00:42:25

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Show Notes

The conversation about how to have a healthy relationship with our authentic self continues.

Allen and Thom share some personal experiences with trying to change some things about themselves that have not been possible to change and how coming to terms with certain characteristics just being part of who we are is an important part of having a healthy relationship with self.

The hosts emphasize that integrity and self-respect are better points of focus than any list of characteristics we might want to change about ourselves.

Also, that it is important to remember that personal growth work is always about expansion, not substitution, and that we are actually not expanding ourselves but expanding our self-awareness so that we can become fully responsible for all of who we are, including both what we consider positive and negative aspects of ourselves.

Ultimately, it always comes back to each of us being IN CHARGE (as distinguished from “in control”) of how we show up for each day of our lives, in relationship with ourselves and with others.

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