Yin and Yang spirituality…where are you at your life?

Fourth Chakra Yoga and Reiki

Some preliminary comments

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2139afddda994599d9b424693cd54f2dWhen I was a little girl, I used to get scathing criticism from my parents’ friends about how “sensitive” I was. I was easily hurt, the tears flowed continuously and I would spend extended periods of time by myself dealing with whatever emotional challenge that surfaced for me that day. One of my best friends in high school repeatedly told me I needed to develop a “thicker skin” and my mother-in-law still tells me that I am “intense” and “have a lot of feelings.” I only recently rolled out the welcome mat for my sensitive, emotional nature. Because I had been criticized for my sensitivity and emotionality all my life, it had never occurred to me that I had internalized all the negative messages I was getting from the outside and had become my own…

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