Welcome to the Big Idea of the week!
On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, I talk about hurt and having the courage to tell others when you are hurt.
Author and speaker Byron Katie says, “Hurt feelings or discomfort of any kind cannot be caused by another person. No one outside me can hurt me. That’s not a possibility. It’s only when I believe a story that I get hurt. And I’m the one who’s hurting me by believing what I think. This is very good news. Because it means that I don’t have to get someone else to stop hurting me. I’m the one who can stop hurting me. It’s within my power.”
In this episode I share three reasons why resentment is not productive, the common reasons why we don’t tell other people we are hurt, and the practical ways to express to someone we care about that they’ve hurt us.
Also mentioned in this episode:
- 7 Tough Things That Make You A Better Human podcast
- 7 Tough Things Instagram post
- Michael Latimer Gottman Institute Therapist
- How to Fight Smarter: Soften Your Startup
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