Never do to others
what you don't want them to do to you.
~ Confucius 450 BCE, the very first version of the Golden Rule
There's a crack in everything.
That's how the light gets in.
~ Leonard Cohen
Anger is an emotion,
with a message.
What has gone wrong, and how do we get back on track?
Stress triggers the fight/flight part of the nervous system.
Polyvagal Theory & “Interoception": A Neuroscience Understanding of Attachment Trauma
Why Empaths Can Sorely Lack Empathy (Because Of Their Own Trauma)
What Happens When 5 Core Developmental Needs Are Not Met?
What if being receptive and listening to others and to Life is actually listening to our own sense of beauty (body), feelings (heart), and values (head)?
Trust the energy that courses through you.
Then surrender even deeper.
Be the energy.
The drive to emotionally attach — to find someone to whom we can turn and say "Hold Me Tight" — is wired into our genes and our bodies. We need emotional attachments with a few irreplaceable others to be physically and mental healthy — to survive.
~ Susan Johnson, Ph.D., author of Hold Me Tight; researcher and developer of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy