Why it’s Crucial for Women to Heal the Mother Wound

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Simply put, if a daughter internalizes her mother’s unconscious beliefs (which is some subtle form of “I’m not good enough”) then she has her mother’s approval but has in some way betrayed herself and her potential.

However, if she doesn’t internalize her mother’s unconscious beliefs in her own limitations but rather affirms her own power and potential, she is aware that her mother may unconsciously see this as a personal rejection.

The daughter doesn’t want to risk losing her mother’s love and approval,  so internalizing these limiting, unconscious beliefs is a form of loyalty and emotional survival for the daughter.

Source: Why it’s Crucial for Women to Heal the Mother Wound

I was never one for history class.

Source: I was never one for history class.

Healing our Wounds with Gold.

Beautiful thoughts, beautiful words… more than well-worth reading.

The Power Within

“When the Japanese mend broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold. They believe that when something’s suffered damage and has a history it becomes more beautiful” Billie Mobayed

By N.B. Cardoso

The Japanese have an amazing ancient practice called Kintsugi, which means “golden joinery,” is all about turning ugly breaks into beautiful fixes.

I did not lose myselfThe story of Kintsugi may have begun in the late 15th century, when the shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa sent a damaged Chinese tea bowl back to China to be fixed. It returned held together with ugly metal staples, ugly to the sight and unusable. Disgusted, he set out to find a better, more aesthetically pleasing way to repair broken pottery. It launched Japanese craftsmen on a quest for a new form of repair that could make a broken piece look as good as new, or better. The belief is that the object…

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