Hello and welcome back to Second Chance to Live my friend. I am happy to see that you decided to stop by to visit with me. Thank you. In today’s article I am going to introduce Part 2 of my article Second Chance to Live — Lessons from my Journey — Awareness Part 2 in video format. I create video presentations of my articles for individuals who learn through watching and listening.
Below is an excerpt from Part 2 of the article:
As I mentioned in Part 1 of this series I believe that healing in my mind, body and spirit begins with awareness. With out awareness, I have little hope of being able to heal. In Part 2, of this articles I will share some of the awareness’s that I gained through experiencing emotional bottoms. I share what I do in this article and through out this series to help individuals – who like myself have experienced these feeling. The good news my friend is that we do not have to alone in our struggle. We can reach out for help.
“In my experience, I grew up feeling as though I needed to fix people so that they would not go away. I believed that I did not just make mistakes, but that I was a mistake. I believed that if the people in my life were irritable, restless and discontent, that I was at fault. Consequently, I believed that I needed to make them OK, so that we could be OK, before I could hope to be OK with myself. In the process, I moved from one crisis to another crisis in my struggle to find peace with the people in my life.
In the process of managing the drama — created by the crisis – I had no idea where other people stopped and I began. In the process, I developed and over-developed sense of responsibility. Doing became more important than being, and in the process, I lost myself. People pleasing, approval seeking and mind reading all became strategies for living, in an attempt to get through the gauntlet provided by the crisis and subsequent drama. As a bi-product, I experienced feelings of being alone, isolated and alienated.”
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