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111 – The underminer

(duration 20:35) In this episode we explore the nature of the underminer, a major aspect of inner critic that directly diminishes self-confidence and self-respect, detracting from a sense of efficacy and worth. Self-trust gets undermined in the process too, and this is fostered by various domination systems, which question our worthiness, don’t honor our choices, …

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109 – The perfectionist

(duration 15:24) As we explore various “inner critics,” we’re basically identifying parts that represent aspects of unhealed developmental trauma. In this episode we cover the voice of the perfectionist, which sets oftentimes unreasonable standards and expectations that don’t allow us to live freely with creative ease and peace of mind. Even though doing something “perfectly” …

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108 – Introduction to the inner critic and its types

(duration 19:27) This is the beginning of our series about the “inner critic,” wherein we delve into the various facets of this internal dialogue, which essentially lacks self-acceptance, self-compassion, and self-love. Different kinds of inner critic have been distinguished based on their patterns. Understanding their nature in relation to the nature of the self assists …

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106 – The importance of taking time-in for yourself

(duration 21:53) In this episode we discuss the nature of intrinsic motivation to heal and grow, which entails focusing on one’s developmental history and practicing the mental essentials of self-acceptance, self-empathy, and self-compassion. Doing this inner work can be quite challenging, and it can be easy to get distracted and focus on other things. Psychological …

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105 – Introduction to the study of Adverse Childhood Experiences

(duration 17:36) In this episode we explore the ACE study and how trauma in childhood can severely affect our health and well-being. This is the beginning of our ongoing discussion of the developmental factors that impact our lives as adults and, further, what we can do to foster health and happiness. Stay tuned for future …

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