Feeling your feelings

Sometimes the last thing we want to do is feel our feelings, because feeling can hurt. Many of us learned to stifle our sensitivity and emotion in a well-meaning but mistaken effort to protect those around us. Instead, it’s important we feel our feelings in a safe way.

Source: How to Feel Your Feelings and What That Will Do for Your Life (Everything!) @ tiny buddha: simple wisdom for complex lives

illustration created for Respect Yourself by Rebecca Osborne