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Healing Forward

Hey Party People,

Daylight savings time is around the corner and it's just about time to fall back. Meaning we dial our clocks back an hour giving us more sunlight in the mornings.

It’s also a time of transition as the seasons start to shift more seriously towards winter. The cold temperatures of winter are inevitable and I find it somewhat comical how upset people get when it arrives. We’re Canadian – winter is a part of life up in hurrrr.

Today I want to talk, not about the seasonal changes, or the referendum on Daylight Savings Time, but instead about healing. Healing Forward.

If you spend any kind of time in the personal development space there is a lot of energy focused on our past. Our past traumas, our inner child, the root cause of this pain or that trigger response. We spend a shit tonne of time digging through our past trying to understand why we are the way we are.

There is absolute value in uncovering where your beliefs and behaviours come from. This can help you understand yourself and your experience on a much deeper level. But what I’ve realized is that we can get stuck always looking behind us. We can become consumed with trying to dig up the WHY.

Why am I feeling this way?

Why did this trigger this emotional response?

Why can’t I just move forward?

What if instead