Learning to tune into the emotional self and sit with it takes time and work. Melanie Tonia Evans calls this self partnering.. It involves showing up for your inner child and true self in distress and not leaving them alone in it by checking out, dismissing, minimising, invalidating or ignoring.
“I bless and accept this feeling.”
“What do I need to do to take care of myself in this situation? What can I learn from it?”