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post here about funny, challenging or exciting parenting or childhood.
All of our lives seem to spring forth from the centre point of childhood. As a life coach, the majority of clients come to me to talk about their childhood and what they have learned.
As a scientist, we are learning more and more about the formation of people, from the genes which program them for future experiences, to the mother’s neuro-chemistry while she carries the child, on to the behaviour,and expectations of the parents and society. All of this, and more, makes us who we are.
I think too much emphasis is placed on the past and not enough on the individual’s values and desires. If you want to overcome specific thoughts or behaviours, start NOW, not then.
Please join in the conversation - let’s get to know you. We want to know who you are and who you want to be, and if telling us about your past helps achieve that, go right ahead.
Thank you so much for your post. It sounds like you have had a really tough time and yet you consistently work so hard each day to overcome the legacy of addiction.
There is so much I can relate to within your post, especially the joy and love of dogs - I always feel sorry for anyone who doesn’t have that connection with a canine (or two).
Congratulations on your counselling course and I know you will overcome compulsive urges if you keep sight of the reasons you want and need your recovery.
Love and freedom