“Without any form of acknowledgement, the energy of a loss or trial compounds in our bodies. We need ways to honor our losses and trials and to express our grief energy.” Amy Alexander, LMFT
“One of the bravest and wisest things we can do in the midst of a trial is to discover, acknowledge and feel our feelings. ” Amy Alexander, LMFT
Therapist and author Tina Gilbertson, LPC, in her book Constructive Wallowing: How to Beat Bad Feelings By Letting Yourself Have Them, says “You can let feelings ‘go’ by feeling them fully. Once they’re felt, they can leave”
Whereas compassion means being with others in their suffering, self-compassion is extending compassion to oneself in instances of perceived inadequacy, failure, or general suffering.
Positivity is a word that evokes mixed feelings.
The Refuge Center for Counseling exists to offer affordable professional counseling services in order to empower, educate and support individuals, couples and families in need.
The Refuge Center for Counseling is a 501(c)(3) organization. We are also a Partner with the United Way.
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