The book The Body Keeps the Score deals with the complex effects of trauma on brain and body, and approaches that help people heal. Neurofeedback is presented as a way to decrease trauma symptoms while increasing mental clarity and ability to regulate emotions.
You have two inner voices, a critical inner voice and a voice that represents the “real you.” Each has a very different ways of communicating with you. And only the “real you” will lead you to constructive action.
In the book “Conquer your Critical Inner Voice” by Robert W. Firestone, Ph.D, Lisa Firestone, Ph.D., and Joyce Catlett, M.A., the authors discuss how guilt can occur when you are making progress towards your goals and when you aren’t.
The next time you’re tempted to say “Sorry”, stop and think if you really mean “Thank you!” Artist Yao Xiao illustrates how communicating our appreciation creates a more connected and positive experience for both parties.
By acknowledging and understanding our imperfections, we can realize their potential benefits to improve ourselves and our relationships.