Let's talk about the different types of energetic boundary damage which cause our struggles with carrying others' emotions, feeling exhausted all the time, and losing touch with ourselves (to name a few).
First, let's recap what we've covered so far:
Cyndi Dale, author of Energetic Bounaries, says that when compromised, our energetic boundaries can become rigid, permeable, or poked full of holes.
Before I started healing in this area, I had all 3 types of EB damage (yes, you can have them all!).
Let's see if YOU relate to any of these.
If your energetic boundaries are rigid, you may:
If they're permeable, you may:
If they've got holes in them, you may:
If these descriptions got your attention, let's talk a bit more about each one of these:
Take a moment to ask yourself which of the above descriptions you relate to.
Reading these may be jarring for you ("it's like she's talking about me!") or maybe it's relieving ("oh my gosh, there's a name for what I've felt my whole life").
Either way, I'm glad to be raising awareness about such an important issue. After all, awareness is the first step to healing.
P.S. I've already had a stream of enthusiastic responses to these emails with people asking how to get more support around this issue.
Good news! I'm building a course for healing your energetic boundaries as we speak. If you'd like to be the first to know when it's available, sign up here to join the EB VIP list.
Brooke Nielsen, LMFT
Brooke Nielsen is a trauma-informed psychotherapist specializing in catapulting HSPs out of overwhelm and into a powerful calm. She founded Intuitive Warrior and the Therapeutic Center for Highly Sensitive People in Boulder, CO and has over a decade of expertise in trauma healing. Her Intuitive Warrior programs helps women and men discover the gifts that lie hidden in what they thought were the worst parts of themselves.
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