When we have stress or anxiety, our thoughts may get muddled, and our future direction might not always be clear.
Whether dealing with current life issues, on-going situations, or confronting an old trauma, it helps to take a step back. This helps us to recognize the thoughts responsible for our emotions or discomfort.
Once we have this awareness, we’re left with a less cluttered mind, and the ability to make more productive choices.
By incorporating symbols, into traditional Talk Therapy, our emotional side gets to literally be placed on the table and looked at logically. Examining our deeply held beliefs through another lens allows us to integrate emotion and logic, helping clarify issues and find resolution.
While we may intellectually understand empowerment and the art of self confidence in the face of stress, actually feeling empowered and confident can be difficult. Applying learned skills, regardless of the situation, sometimes takes purposeful exploration of beliefs.