I don’t know about you, but by the time I reached my fifties, I was an absolute MASTER at feeling guilty and being sad about what I’d lost and would never have again (think: cuddles from a little child, the family all being together, pizza nights in front of the TV, school runs, that kind of thing)
(okay, maybe not the school runs).
It’s such a difficult trap to get out of, but it’s made MUCH easier when you recognise what’s happening; if you don’t know that the reason you’re short tempered is that you’re sad because your child’s visit is nearly over, then how can you move beyond it?
In this podcast, I go through the things that I’ve done (and hopefully you can do, if you’re inclined) to let go of the guilt and embrace the grief (yes, embracing it makes it disappear so much faster!).
✨✨ How to start to recognise the different emotions that are reeling through my brain at any moment, and often at the same time
✨✨ How sharing our real selves – authentically and fully – can change the way we experience life
✨✨ How we undervalue ourselves
✨✨ Working out what is it we really want from life
✨✨ Being honest about the things we’re really good at
✨✨ Acknowledging our talents and experience (something we, as middle aged women, tend to be VERY bad at!)
✨✨(This is a controversial one ) Allowing ourselves the freedom to do things we enjoy and not do things we think we OUGHT to do
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