Nurturing Wholeness: 7 Steps to Heal Your Inner Child

Childhood trauma needs to be healed by reconnecting and healing your inner child’s pain.

Introduction:

Our inner child, the repository of our earliest experiences and emotions, plays a profound role in shaping our adult selves. Yet, many carry wounds from childhood that impact their well-being. Healing the inner child is a transformative journey toward self-discovery and emotional freedom. In this blog post, we explore seven steps to guide you on the path of nurturing and healing your inner child.

Nurturing Wholeness: 7 Steps to Heal Your Inner Child

1. Acknowledge the Wounds:

The first step in healing your inner child is acknowledging the wounds. Take a compassionate look at your past, recognizing any pain, neglect, or unmet needs. This acknowledgment is a crucial foundation for the healing process.

2. Reconnect with Childhood Memories:

Delve into your childhood memories. Reconnect with the moments that shaped you. Reflect on both the positive and challenging experiences, understanding how they contributed to the person you are today.

3. Practice Self-Compassion:

Cultivate self-compassion as you explore the wounds of your inner child. Treat yourself with the same kindness and understanding you would offer to a beloved friend facing a similar situation.

4. Express Your Emotions:

Allow yourself to feel and express the emotions connected to your inner child. Whether through journalling, art, or therapy, giving voice to these feelings helps release pent-up emotions and fosters healing.

5. Reparent Yourself:

Embrace the role of a nurturing parent to your inner child. Offer the love, validation, and support that may have been lacking in your early years. Reparenting is a powerful tool for healing and creating a more nurturing internal dialogue.

Nurturing Wholeness: 7 Steps to Heal Your Inner Child

6. Set Boundaries and Prioritise Self-Care:

Establish healthy boundaries to protect your inner child from further harm. Prioritise self-care as a way to create a safe and nurturing environment for your emotional well-being.

7. Seek Professional Support:

Healing your inner child can be a complex journey, and seeking professional support can provide valuable guidance. Therapists specialising in inner child work can offer tools and insights to facilitate your healing process.

Conclusion:

Healing your inner child is a courageous and transformative journey toward self-discovery and emotional freedom. By acknowledging wounds, practicing self-compassion, and actively engaging in the healing process, you empower yourself to break free from the limitations of the past and create a more nurturing and authentic present.

Embrace these seven steps, and let the journey to heal your inner child be a profound testament to your strength and resilience.

Heal Childhood Trauma and set yourself free

 

Reconnecting and healing the part of you that experienced childhood trauma
is a powerful factor in releasing the pain
you have carried as childhood wounds.

It is setting yourself free.

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The MAGIC of ACCEPTANCE
is PEACE

Do you struggle to Accept certain things in your life?

ACCEPTANCE is a vital step in the journey towards finding inner peace and living an authentic life.

Let me tell you how our new puppy has been teaching us – big time – to accept a lot of changes in our lives. It was our decision, after many years of wanting a puppy, to invite this gorgeous litte Cockapoo (Miss Bailey) into our home… and hearts.

However, no matter how much people warned us, we were not quite prepared for the chaos she has brought with her.

Like any new first time puppy parents, we struggle with adjusting to the upheaval that comes along with such a small fur baby. A crate, pen, pee pads, chew toys and the list goes on. We have ACCEPT that we can’t go out and do things spare of the moment, nor can I keep our normal relaxed schedule – as her main hooman, I can only do things when she sleeps – thank goodness puppies sleep a lot!

It is only now I am in a place in my life that I can cope with all that owning a puppy involves – sharp teeth, smells, poop. A number of years back, I was a ‘perfectionist’ and serious ‘control freak’. This was part of my coping mechanism to keep functioning living with unresolved trauma and PTSD. I lived on my own and became OCD with everything having to be just right spot and hated when anyone entered my personal sanctuary and disrupted my space. Invasion caused me undue stress and anxiety.

Perfectionism is a burden
and a letting go through ACCEPTANCE
is liberating.

Serenity Prayer

God grant me the serenity
To ACCEPT the things I cannot change;
Courage to change the things I can;
And wisdom to know the difference.

Living one day at a time;
Enjoying one moment at a time;
ACCEPTING hardships as the pathway to peace; …

Amen.

 

By working to understand and heal my past, helped me to reach a stage whereby I could accept things when they don’t go as planned (or should I say, to my ‘perfect expectation’… that’s a whole other blog topic!). 

Now, I think of the SERENITY PRAYER and if it something I can change, I’ll work to change it, otherwise I have to learn to let go of the things outside my control and ACCEPT.

When everyone else is falling apart,
be the voice of reason and calm.
That is the power of ACCEPTANCE.

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