Michelle and Margaret Discuss the topic of gaslighting ourselves, how we do it, why we do it, and the adverse effects of it. They talk about how we tend to power through difficult problems without acknowledging a need for self-compassion. Margaret shares a story where she gaslighted herself with some potentially dangerous consequences.
You can read the full story in our latest blog here.
We challenge listeners to listen to their bodies when agitated or feel off. Is your heart racing? How is your stomach feeling? Be with yourself in this moment, be curious, and be kind.
Our resource this week is our Mindful Self-Compassion Program: Mindful Self Compassion
Here is the link to Kristin Neff and Christopher Germer’s book: Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook
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Our theme music is “Curiosity” by Polysorbate Eighty. Composed and produced by Patrick Mather and James Celentano. Performed by Kristen Bussandri. Copyright 2009 Polysorbate Eighty and Kristen Bussandri.