In this episode Lisa A. Romano, Certified Breakthrough Life Coach, Mentor and Author helps we wounded Adult Children from dysfunctional homes understand how we can use pain to help us transcend our wounds and how by 'reframing' how we experience our pain can also speed along our total recovery.
If you have been lost, hang in there as Lisa explains the purpose of pain and how we can learn to appreciate duality in our lives.
As adult children from dysfunctional homes, many of us do not even realize just how wounded we truly are. Because we have ridiculously high threhholds for pain, we do not always consciously comprehend how dank our energy bodies are. Many of us have been living in such deep states of survival for so long, we are unaware our emotional set point is one that has us unknowingly avoiding pain rather than seeking joy in our lives. Because so many of us were taught that our needs were unimportant, we no longer seek guidance from within, and so we wind up settling for what shows up.
In this episode we will be discussing one of the most critical invisible wounds adult children of alcoholics experience.
As a Life Coach for Adult Children of Alcoholics, I am so thankful for all of my clients faith and trust in me. Because of the work I do with them, I am afforded the opportunity to craft concepts and formulas that truly help transform their old ways of thinking.
I never get tired of saying...
Adult Children of Alcoholics have been denied a childhood. Because our lives have been so tattered with emotional neglect, we do not feel seen psychologically. As a result we struggle today with feelings of low self worth. We wonder secretly, "Who am I? What do I deserve? Am I good enough?"
Healing ourselves requires us to be as open and honest to our personal truth, regardless of whom our personal truth disappoints.
As an ACoA we often find ourselves wrapped in turmoil. Listen in as ACoA Life Coach Lisa A. Romano, author of several bestselling books describes how it is we unaware ACoA's create drama in our lives. "Until we are able to understand that our decisions, determine our destiny--we will always be stuck in victim mode--thinking and falsely believing we are powerless over our lives. It is a very difficult thing to accept that we are creating our own reality--when our realities hurt so much."
When you are raised by parents who cannot see you--you are in essence being mirrored a sense of not enough-ness. You are vibrationally/emotionally being programmed to believe that YOU--the little divine--magnificent YOU--is NOT enough to gain mommy or daddy's praise, acceptance, validation, pride, joy, or love.
When you are raised by parents who are so self absorbed...