Maybe your childhood did impact your self esteem.
Emotional childhood neglect causes a child to develop low self esteem.
Overcome the Past
Learn What You Never Learned
It is possible to learn how to overcome childhood emotional neglect and to regain a healthy sense of self. It is possible to make yourself a priority and do what needs to get done to heal from a lack of maternal bonding.
Find a community of people that understand what you are going through like CODA, ACA, or AL-ANON. These are great places to begin learning to understand you are not alone.
Online support groups are highly popular and because you can remain anonymous in many of these groups, you don’t even have to participate. You can sit back and read about what others have been through while you also learn from other members regarding what skills they’ve developed to help them improve their lives.
Find a trauma informed therapist that understands things like abandonment and attachment trauma. Interview therapists and make sure you are good fit.
Take up meditation, yoga and activities that help support YOU from the inside out. Experiences that are designed to encourage you to connect with yourself are key.
Try journaling about your emotions each and every day. Find ways to express yourself through writing. Allow your spirit to do the talking. You will be surprised what you discover.
These are just a few things you can do to help you better connect with you!
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Lisa A. Romano was voted the #1 Most Influential Person of 2020 by Digital Journal and one of the top 10 Most Inspirational Women of 2021 according to Yahoo Finance. She is a Life Coach and Bestselling Author who specializes in Codependency and Narcissistic Abuse Recovery. Her YouTube Channel has over 400K subscribers, and her 12 Week Breakthrough Coaching Program has helped thousands, including psychologists and even neuroscientists, release painful emotions from the past. Romano’s approach is seen as groundbreaking and highly effective for creating the inner transformations all human beings are capable of. To learn more about Lisa and her online programs, books, speaking events and support groups, visit https://www.lisaaromano.com/12wbcp
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