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Why does deep psychotherapy take time?

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Within our psyche we carry the known and unknown about ourselves. This is a tricky statement. What we think we know about ourselves may be influenced by what we don’t know about ourselves. When the unknown reveals itself we may have a different experience of being who we are.

When Bobby Darin learned that his sister was really his mother and his mother was really his grandmother, it was an emotional catastrophe for the singer/actor.  Our identity as we understand ourselves may be different than what we believed once we know what has been hidden about who we are.

Action for Your Authentic Life in Six Steps (Step Three may be the most difficult) Steps One and Two

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For positive change in your life, you need to rally new energizing inspiration from within and act.

Is that possible? How do you do that? If you are miserable or just plain bored or guilty about procrastinating what can you do to rouse yourself into a spirited and satisfying way of living?

Action for Your Authentic Life in Six Steps (Step Three may be the most difficult) Step Three

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Bear the conflict.  Eventually, if you follow step 1 and step 2 you will feel uncomfortable. You will feel afraid or mad or so angry and depressed you want to blame something or someone or many people or conditions for your emotional pain.

You can get through this stage without understanding, relying on a devil may care act of desperation. But that often does not work. If you try to break the conflict in yourself through dangerous activities you are not trying to die, although you may. You are trying to stop the pain by taking extreme distracting action. 

Action for Your Authentic Life in Six Steps (Step Three may be the most difficult) Step Four

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Prepare a stable base for when you inevitably lose your balance. You will regroup in a new and more solid way.

Now you take on the task of working through the polarized tensions in yourself to evolve out of the status quo and into your more developed life.

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JoannaPoppink Additional economic, political and COVID stress can push eating disorder recovery boundaries beyond their limits. I… https://t.co/etTVDaSa62
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JoannaPoppink Yes, children get COVID too. First cases of coronavirus-related inflammatory syndrome identified in children in So… https://t.co/ujeVDsqCLf
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