Our emotions are neurochemical physical pain sensations.
They deserve the same compassion that we give to someone in any other form of pain.
When you show compassion towards someone's emotional pain you aren't "encouraging" them to wallow in emotions ..you're giving them the chance to feel understood and supported in the midst of suffering.
Supporting a trauma survivor's felt safety means being present with empathy and patience, providing a space of safety to help calm their dysregulation and offer them a secure and grounding attachment relationship.
This video is about limbic resonance, which is when your feeling brain is lined up with someone else's feeling brain, and you feel connected.
Learn how to handle difficult questions from children with these 3 simple tips: Be honest, be age-appropriate, and show them you care - watch this video now!