Episode 21: On Sobriety and Feeling Our Emotions

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This week on the podcast I am bringing you a very vulnerable, difficult to talk about solo episode.

I wanted to take the time to talk about a few things 1) dig into numbing mechanisms and what it means to not feel our emotions 2) my own story with drinking.

This is something I haven’t publicly shared on the podcast or to my audience in general and with an episode about sobriety coming out next week I wanted to share my story.

Like I have said before, our relationship to food, exercise and our bodies really have nothing to do with those things and everything to do with root causes we are covering up. So I wanted to talk about the importance of going inward, feeling our emotions, and taking responsibility for meeting our needs. That until we stop seeking externally for the things we need to meet internally, we will never find what we are looking for.

While this episode was difficult to share, I wanted to express that we are not alone in our struggles and that we cannot shame and hate our way into recovery. Until we are able to look at our past and present selves with love and acceptance we cannot move forward into healing and growth.

Keep going and I hope you enjoy this episode.

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