In this week’s episode, Tracey and I are talking all about resistance and are asking the following questions: What if you don’t feel like it? Should you do it anyway?
Specific topics include:
- Being in a funk in the new year
- My short period of depression at the end of last year
- How sitting in the funk can become a habit
- Why we resistance is normal and why we resist doing things we actually really care about
- How the big picture heaviness can exacerbate our everyday heaviness
- Self-sabotage and getting in our own way
- Why wanting to do the easier thing is normal
- Why we can always find the time and energy for things that are important to us
- How family of origin stuff can play into perpetuating resistance
- How resistance can be self-protective
- How letting go is actually really hard even if it’s cathartic
- How clutter can be helpful
- Physical & emotional pain as experienced in your brain
- Figuring out how to know when to rest & when to do it anyway
- How to deal with kids who “don’t feel like it”
- Why the thing we’re resisting can be the thing that will also make us feel better
- Anxiety and self-employment
- Anxiety as an adaptive response
- And more!
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