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Finding Your Supporting Space

September 06, 20223 min read

When working through trauma or any tough times, you need to equip yourself with everything you need to make the journey easier. 

In other words, you need a support system.

There are a lot of things that this system will involve. But for now, I’d like to focus on one thing in particular…

Your supporting space.

Have you found a place where you feel safe and comfortable? If not, that’s what I’d like you to do as soon as you get a chance. This will be your sanctuary, which you can return to whenever you need to recharge and do your inner work.

Why is this so important?

First, it allows you to focus your undivided attention on yourself and the healing that you’re creating. It ensures that you don’t get disturbed while doing such important work.

Plus, it makes it more comfortable to do certain exercises. Many of those that I teach are verbal, so you’ll need some peace and solitude.

Your space can be something obvious, such as your bedroom. But this might not be possible, particularly with kids that are at home all the time, like mine are. 

I couldn’t really go through those exercises until I found a space where sound couldn’t escape. It’s not that I had to scream or anything – I just wanted to make sure that I had a spot entirely to myself.

This is why I chose my closet as a supporting space. It might sound a bit unconventional, but it worked wonders for me.

The point is, it doesn’t matter what your supporting space is, as long as you have one. 

When you find yours, see how you can make it as comfortable and peaceful as possible. Then, come back to that space regularly to focus on your healing. 

It will make your whole journey so much more enjoyable.

P.S. Whenever you’re ready… here are 4 ways I can help you increase your sense of self-worth so you can say “no” use your voice, stand up for yourself, and feel more confident:

1. Listen to The Bold Survivor Podcast

Join me each week as I interview survivors, experts and drop juicy tidbits of my own. Each episode contains powerful information to help you heal your wounding, connect better, and own that beautiful innate value that lives inside Every. Single. One. of. Us! —  Click Here

2. Grab a free copy of my book

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3. Join The Bold Survivor Collective and connect with survivors who are healing too It’s my Facebook community where bold survivors learn to heal, rise up, and be the bold beautiful souls they were called to be. —  Click Here

4. Join my Year-Long Group Coaching Membership Program

I’m bringing together women who are eager to end the self-doubt, shame and guilt….If you’d like to work with me on your emotional wellbeing plans… Click Here


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