How do you heal your inner child? What is it in the first place?
Your inner child is your inner guidance system that tells you what you need to be happy.
Your inner child is that part of you that always knows what you would have been if you had been loved perfectly.
It’s an inner sensor of love or its absence.
Your inner child is a flower inside you that blooms or fades depending on how much love you feel.
The inner child is that part of me that always tells me the absolute truth about how I feel right now.
If I feel bad inside but keep smiling on the outside, my inner child will be kicking and screaming – and I will feel inner conflict.
If I neglect him for too long and he feels desperate, he will hide – making me feel sad and lost.
If I really hate doing something but try to convince myself otherwise, my inner child will not be fooled. He will break the truth quite bluntly:
“I want to get out of here!”
You may ignore this still small voice for a long time – or even try to silence it entirely – but it will ALWAYS manifest itself in your subconscious through feelings, dreams, and those serendipitous moments when life catches you unawares.
Your inner child is your inner GPS system to always guide you towards perfect love.
The inner child knows what it feels like to be loved perfectly and always protests when you acquiesce to something less.
The more we neglect that voice, the further away we are from perfect love.
The more we want to control, the more inner conflict we feel.
Inner conflict indicates a struggle between what your inner child feels and what your controlling mind craves.
The difference between my inner child and me is that I can lie to myself, and he cannot.
He is my innermost treasure to point me to what I need to be truly happy.
But if I want to connect to this inner GPS system and allow it to lead me to real joy and fulfillment, I need to first recognize my inner child and start listening to him.
It’s not easy at first – the inner child has been hurt. He doesn’t trust me. I have been mistreating him for so many years.
Why would he go out of hiding? Why would he crawl from under the bed?
He will, eventually, if I keep showing up for him with RELENTLESS EMPATHY.
That’s what a loving parent does! They give the child RELENTLESS EMPATHY and UNCONDITIONAL ACCEPTANCE.Continue reading “What Happens When You Heal Your Inner Child?”