Take a step towards healthier relationships...
“Your relationship with yourself sets the tone for every other relationship you have.”
~ Robert Holden
Relationships are extremely important. According to the University of Minnesota, Healthy relationships are a vital component of health and wellbeing. There is compelling evidence that strong relationships contribute to a long, healthy, and happy life.
Research shows that healthy relationships can help you:
Deal with stress
According to Keck Medicine of USC a bad relationship can hurt more than just your feelings. Whether you are aware of it or not, a toxic relationship may negatively impact your physical and mental health. It can make you feel insecure or bad about yourself, leave you feeling drained and unhappy, place pressure on you to change something about yourself, or may even be physically and emotionally harmful.
One can have an unhealthy relationship with anyone, a partner, parent, child, friend, relative or colleague. If we don’t feel good about a relationship, it is important to look deeper and take positive action.
Are you reacting from your unconscious limiting beliefs from childhood experiences or past relationships? Attracting repeated patterns in relationships can be connected to one or more past relationships. Self-worth can also play a vital part in the kind of relationships you attract.
The mind is like a computer, and your childhood and other life experiences form the programs that the brain operates from. To give you an example, someone who felt unloved as a child may attract relationships that supports this belief.
Unhealthy relationships can also drain your energy. Unexpressed anger, sadness, guilt, or other deep-seated emotions can eventually lead to physical and mental challenges. These can affect eating patterns, stress-related diseases, low energy, low confidence, anxiousness, despair, and much more.
The good news is that we can, in a deep state of relaxation, discover and let go of those beliefs, bring healing to the parts of us that felt hurt, traumatized, or unloved. When you let go of the past, bring healing and forgiveness within yourselves you can start to invite positivity into your relationships or find the courage to let go of the old relationships if necessary. Let go of the past baggage and be the energy you wish to attract!
It is important to heal our relationship with our parents. The child’s foundational beliefs are created in the first 7-8 years by the parents, family, and teachers. The child learns about love and what is right and wrong from them.
We all know that when we communicate what is important to us, the conversation rarely goes the way we would like it to, especially when the relationships are already strained. We all view life from our own perspective. Communicating and sharing your feelings with parents and care providers in a way you feel heard, understood, and accepted (even those who are not living on earth anymore) can be tremendously healing and liberating.
I work with so many parents, who have regrets about how they brought up their children, wishing they had known better. In hindsight, it is easy to see faults, but I believe parents do the best they can at any given time.
As children grow up and get absorbed in raising their own family, many parents feel lonely and neglected. Parents may feel they are not treated respectfully. Sometimes there may be unresolved feelings of anger and resentment that distance them physically and emotionally. Resolving and releasing the past, bringing forgiveness, clearing energy, communicating at a sub-conscious level can all be helpful.
A healthy relationship with your partner is essential! But it all begins with your relations with yourself. It is important to dive deeper and work towards resolving the underlying subconscious issues from childhood and previous relationships. Even after a breakup, it is imperative to bring healing to the relationship before you move forward. Once that is done, you can take the positive energy to work on your relationship or attract a healthier and more joyful relationship.
Friends & Colleagues
The foundation of all relationships is the relationship you have with yourself. Working towards boosting your confidence and self-esteem, clearing past limiting beliefs, improving your self-image, feeling okay with saying no, improved communication skills, letting go of any fears or anxiety, and taking back the power you have given away to others, are all necessary steps to heal and strengthen relationships on all levels.
Be proud of who you are, and not ashamed of how someone else sees you.