Embrace your needs instead of running from them.
So many of us learned to deny our basic human needs when we were little, thinking we were making things easier on others or sparing ourselves from feelings of shame, guilt or embarrassment. For some this began before we could even talk.
Our diaper needed changing and this was treated as something disgusting. Our cries for love and attention were treated as an annoyance, or our need for food was treated as a burden. And how many of us suffered through the projections of poverty that came from our family as our needs were treated as a drain on the family’s resources?
Some parents even reduced our importance and the importance of our needs in their own minds to make themselves feel less guilt for not being able to manifest more money. There are all kinds of ways that our basic needs and feelings may have been resented as we…
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