Do you ever wonder why you are able to talk yourself out of doing something that you know is good for you? You set out to change your habits, and several days in, you find yourself back in your old patterns. It’s likely your childhood messages that are holding you back.
Every adult was once a child, and this child experienced life in its purest form. Home to our authentic self, our inner child is where we carry our childhood messaging. In order to live authentically, we need to first heal our inner child.
Authoritative. Authoritarian. Permissive. Neglectful. Tiger. Helicopter. Lawn mower. Gentle. Responsive. Conscious. Respectful. The list of parenting styles is endless. Add one more to that list: authentic parenting.