Check out Episode 23 on Curiously Guided’s website: Trauma 101: What is Trauma? Relational Trauma + How to Become More Trauma-Informed in Your Work with Resilience and Self-Trust Coach Lindsay Tauscher.
I’m here to tell you unequivocally: You do not have to work hard to earn the support you need. You don’t have to wait until you’ve exhausted every last effort. You are not in any way incompetent for needing (or perhaps simply wanting) help.
You deserve to be supported right now simply because you are human.
I don’t know about you, but when I’m really invested in something I care about, I tend to develop a lot of fear around it… which more often than not, presents as procrastination and avoidance.
I used to wonder why this is. If I care SO much about something, why do I drain my energy by avoiding it for days, weeks, even months on end? It made no sense to me.
Now I know that all that procrastination and all the avoidance (and all the self-shaming that goes along with it) are trying to keep me safe.