Unexpressed emotions live within us. In our muscles, bones, and îorgans. When our younger selves were sad/scared/disappointed/jealous/angry, we chose to store those feelings instead of experiencing them and to tell ourselves stories to keep them there instead of feeling them.
Actually feeling emotions is scary. Especially ones that are decades old. We have told ourselves so many stories over the years to keep those feelings down, it can feel very complicated and overwhelming to try to untangle them.
But to become whole again, we need to identify those stories and excavate those emotions. Our emotions need to be felt and expressed, and our stories need to be rewritten.
A daily practice challenges the person who creates on “inspiration.” We have to mother everyday, and ultimately, it is the daily grind that gives us perspective, clarity and the “high’s” of motherhood. I am exploring if the same happens when I write everyday on the topics that normally light me up – motherhood, self-development, healing and creating. Sign up here to receive those thought nuggets in your inbox on the daily.