Based on Polyvagal Theory, the Safe and Sound program, is a five-hour audio intervention with calming effects for improved connection.
Self-Compassion sounds like a roundabout way to forgiveness, but resentment, revenge and silence often result in more suffering.
While you are writing, you are using a part of your brain that is different from the part of the brain where you are listening or speaking. Sometimes it is a way of disconnecting.
The journey to self-compassion lies in developing greater tolerance of the body’s defense mechanisms that show up as defensiveness.