This month, my group coaching community and I have been diving into emotions and it has already been a hell of a ride.
I've been able to hold space for others as emotions have come up for them, but I've also had so many opportunities to be a gentle observer of my own emotions.
Throughout this journey, I've gotten clarity on a few things:
I think it's important to understand that your relationship with emotions now was determined by your parents and upbringing.
If you have done a ton of work, processed your trauma, broken through the patterns of your family's history and have moved past this, you can skip reading this, but I'm not sure everyone has...
In most cases, we are operating from a place of unconscious behaviour and patterning, and may not "know any better".
As we grow up, we are exposed to emotions in ourselves and others. We experience all of the emotions, as part of the human experience as children, but then...