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By Ellany Lea   •   Sep 9, 2019   •   2 Min Read

Do you recognize these symptoms or behaviors that perpetuate the wound? 🌀  Present self as having it all together and don’t need anything from anyone. 🌀  Be a know-it-all, constantly correcting others with unsolicited advice, closed off to new insights, lessons, or perspectives. 🌀  Uncomfortable in a room if not holding a position of power or importance (usually the leader, rarely the follower).

By Ellany Lea   •   Sep 8, 2019   •   2 Min Read

Do you recognize these symptoms or behaviors that perpetuate the wound? 🌀  Extremely high expectations of self/others to be good, perfect, altruistic at all times. 🌀  Vacillate between extreme perfectionism and extreme rebellion/non-conformity. 🌀  Take on others’ poor behavior as my own fault, enabling them to avoid personal responsibility and accountability.

By Ellany Lea   •   Sep 7, 2019   •   2 Min Read

Do you recognize these symptoms or behaviors that perpetuate the wound? 🌀  Give away my resources (time, energy, money, body, services, etc.) for free or for very little, as if they were disposable. 🌀  Chronically borrow against my own security and well being, thus perpetually feeling depleted, indebted and/or in survival mode. 🌀  Overstay miserable relationships and/or flee at the first sign of conflict.

By Ellany Lea   •   Sep 6, 2019   •   2 Min Read

Do you recognize these symptoms or behaviors that perpetuate the wound? 🌀  Constantly misunderstood and told to calm down, be quiet and/or stop moving. 🌀  Others are intimidated / overwhelmed by the bigness of my ambition, energy, speed, creative pursuits, voice, etc. 🌀  Chronically repress my needs / desires, never asking for their fulfillment, fearing that they are “too much” for others.

By Ellany Lea   •   Sep 5, 2019   •   2 Min Read

Do you recognize these symptoms or behaviors that perpetuate the wound? 🌀  Design my entire life inside chronic self-sufficiency and/or addictions (eg. workaholism), thus further isolating myself. 🌀  Contort self to be what others want, so to be loved, accepted and/or validated. 🌀  Overstay relationships that I’ve long outgrown because I can’t bear ending up alone and/or abandoning others.

By Ellany Lea   •   Sep 4, 2019   •   2 Min Read

Do you recognize these symptoms or behaviors that perpetuate the wound? 🌀  Stay small and mousy, so not to make noise, make waves or bother anyone. 🌀  Extraordinarily capable and self-reliant, rarely creating support systems that allow others to give to me, thus feeling alone and isolated (curse of self-sufficiency). 🌀  Feel obligated to jump in and rescue / fix everything that is wrong, unable not to.

By Ellany Lea   •   Sep 3, 2019   •   2 Min Read

Do you recognize these symptoms or behaviors that perpetuate the wound? 🌀  Feel like the black sheep of the family, never really fitting in anywhere, and longing for true belonging. 🌀  Carry heavy false belief that life is lonely, unkind or not made for people like me. 🌀  Suffer from severe self-doubt and/or self-hatred due to lack of loving recognition, by self and/or others, of my unique gifts.

By Ellany Lea   •   Sep 2, 2019   •   2 Min Read

Do you recognize these symptoms or behaviors that perpetuate the wound? 🌀  Live in chronic stress / fear that it’s dangerous to be seen (eg. I’ll be burnt at the stake or hacked down to size). 🌀  Shy, always redirect focus on others to hide true self, worth, and/or power. 🌀  Unable not to give to others, even if at my own expense, exhaustion or annihilation.

By Ellany Lea   •   Sep 1, 2019   •   2 Min Read

Do you recognize these symptoms or behaviors that perpetuate the wound? 🌀  Carry the false belief that it’s evil to have (money, love, joy, pleasure), that I need to be poor to be good. 🌀  Chronically borrow against my own well being by over-working and under-earning. 🌀  Crushed under the weight of scarcity, with never enough time, money, opportunities, support, love to go around.

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