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

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You are not the first to make this journey. This journey has been happening since human beings stood on two legs and maybe earlier than that. After all, it was the life force that brought us up to stand.

Over vast stretches of time, human beings have been communicating the whys and hows of this journey. We find variations in myths, fairy tales and poetry from all over the world.  We find story of conflict, old ways defeated, and new worlds created in ancient buildings, frescoes, cave paintings. The symbols of this journey are in the earth, laid to ground and stone by those who have come before and made their way.

We have our dreams and fantasies that create and recreate the old metaphors that still serve to guide us to our integrated and evolved self. Our deep psyches are always striving to challenge us to integrate the bits and pieces we think we are, to integrate and resolve the conflicts within, and to rally the new forces that are freed when we achieve even a little more integration.

And so, we keep moving. We do not remain stuck. We do not remain afraid, bored, endlessly restless and never satisfied.

Do we reach a final destination?  I don’t know. I do know that we can keep on living a vibrant life of meaning. We can find fulfillment not once, but many times as we move on our path.

Steps One and Two

Step Three

Step Four

Step Five

Step Six

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Joanna Poppink, depth psychotherapist, Los Angeles, (310) 474-4165  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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JoannaPoppink Never too late or too early to start your recovery. Now is the best time, the only time. Read: Healing Your Hungry… https://t.co/WpFJWUHVzP
22hreplyretweetfavorite
JoannaPoppink Can't trust yourself with food? Make small daily non food related task commitments, and keep them. Build your self… https://t.co/aRHxYTU9V7
JoannaPoppink Symptoms are not character flaws. Read: Healing Your Hungry Heart: Recovering from Your Eating Disorder https://t.co/zzzkbdvzQD via @amazon
JoannaPoppink From Jeffrey Sachs who I have long admired. The American political system has not been focused on how to end the ep… https://t.co/jTQV89I4sq
JoannaPoppink Eating Disorders: More than about eating and appearance. A reminder that symptoms are not character flaws. https://t.co/RC90jcAJz8

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