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VIDEO: Traits of the Wounded Inner Child and Tips for Healing

This the first video in a 3-part series to boost your confidence, take control of your life, and form meaningful connections with others.

The wounded inner child is the part of you that still carries emotional and psychological wounds from your childhood experiences. Watch now to learn what traits to look for and how to access your power to heal.

Video Transcript:

Welcome to an empowering three-part video series that will take you on a transformative journey to unlock your true potential. Are you ready to boost your confidence, take control of your life, and form meaningful connections with others?

Hi I’m Mary Ellen, I help busy professionals beat burnout and improve their relationships.

In this series, we’ll explore three vital aspects: the wounded inner child, the adaptive child, and the wise adult. These videos go beyond surface-level understanding and provide practical tools for healing and personal growth.

Our inner world is a powerful force that shapes our thoughts, behaviors, and relationships. By delving into this rich landscape and gaining a deeper understanding of yourself, you can unlock your true potential and lead a more fulfilling life.

No matter who you are – a leader, teacher, healthcare worker, parent, or simply someone who wants to make a positive difference – these videos will provide you with valuable insights and practical tools to empower you to become an active participant in creating the better world we all long for, because true change begins within each and every one of us.

So, get ready to embark on a journey of self-discovery, healing, and growth to unleash your full potential and make a difference in the world.

Let’s dive in!

The Wounded Inner Child

So, what is the wounded inner child? It’s that part of you that still carries emotional and psychological wounds from your childhood experiences. These wounds might come from neglect, abuse, trauma, or simply unmet emotional needs. Even if you believe you’ve let go of your childhood pains your wounded inner child still holds pain, fears, and traumas from the past.

Identifying the Traits of Your Wounded Inner Child:

Okay, let’s play detective and uncover those wounded inner child traits. Here are some signs that might shout, “Hey, it’s healing time!”

Emotional Triggers – Ever find yourself going from zero to The Incredible Hulk in .05 seconds when someone says or does something that doesn’t sit well? Yeah, that’s a clue!

Negative Self-Talk – Is your inner critic more like a grumpy old troll? Time to send it packing and replace it with some positive vibes!

Self-Sabotage – If you’re stuck in a never-ending loop of procrastination, bad habits, or toxic relationships, it’s time to hit the self-sabotage emergency exit!

Fear of Abandonment – Ah, the ol’ fear of being left hanging. If it’s preventing you from forming meaningful connections, let’s kick that fear to the curb, shall we?

If any of these traits resonate with you, your wounded inner child is waving a flag, begging for some healing action!

Steps to Heal Your Wounded Inner Child:

Alrighty, time to put on your loving mother or father hats and embark on the mission of reparenting your wounded inner child. It’s time to give them what they always needed growing up. Here are some fantastic techniques and exercises to get you started:

Self-Compassion – Picture yourself as a cuddly, adorable little one deserving of love and compassion. Treat yourself with kindness, just like you would a scared or wounded child!

Inner Child Work – Grab your time-traveling pen and write a heartfelt letter to your younger self. Show ’em some love, support, and encouragement. Your younger self will thank you!

Somatic Coaching – Find a somatic coach to safely guide you into the wisdom of your body to release stored emotions, restore balance, and reconnect with your younger parts, paving the way for profound healing and transformation.

Creative Expression – Get artsy! Use your inner Picasso to express and process your emotions through art, music, dancing or writing. You’ll be amazed at how it helps you heal!

In a world full of triggers and unhelpful defenses inner child healing is a mission worth embarking on. By identifying those traits and taking steps to heal, you’ll unlock a treasure chest of self-awareness, self-compassion, and inner peace.

Thanks for joining me today to learn about your wounded inner child! I hope you’ve gained some valuable insights and tools for your healing and self-discovery journey. Remember, you’re not alone, and you’ve got what it takes to heal and thrive. Stay awesome, take care, and

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