I’m still learning how to embody the magic and medicine of self-expression after years of actively healing my body, mind, heart, and spirit through expressive practices.
My therapist highlighted this recently when I shared a letter with her that I’d written in my journal. I’d intended to feel and express my anger through this writing; however, after three tries (including two invitation from her to try again), she helped me see how I’d intellectualized the emotion every single time.
I quite easily thought and wrote ABOUT my anger, but I didn’t actually FEEL or EXPRESS it.
Suppression of Self
Anger is one of the four core […]