Tool 2: Let Your Feelings Crack You Open
Welcome to our second tool!
Hello, my pretty peanuts!
Today is the day we get to throw a tantrum.
But this tantrum has a goal: To let yourself be cracked open by any emotion that's hiding in your body.
So cry. Shriek in the car. Pound your fists on the floor like a three-year-old. It's cleansing and cathartic and so very powerful.
Tears offer a powerful chemical release. Specifically, tears unleash an endorphin that reduces pain and works to improve mood.
So next time you want to cry or beat the mattress with your fists ... do it.
(You don’t have to do it in the grocery store a la toddler. You can do it in the privacy of your bedroom. :)