EP234: A coaching session on feeling tortured by your mind

Jackie feels like her mind is torturing her. She says it’s constantly telling her what a bad person she is and predicting a horrible future.  When Jackie’s mind talks this way–which is often–entire days can be spent in what feels like depression and anxiety.

As if that weren’t enough, Jackie experiences a lot of guilt and shame over the fact that she’s so ungrateful. She has an objectively great life but she doesn’t enjoy it because of these thoughts and feelings. 

These thoughts and feelings appear heavy, personal, and meaningful to Jackie. She sort of knows they aren’t true, but not in any way that actually helps. 

Because this energy feels so BAD, it is resisted. Pushed away. Judged. Not felt. 

Listen in as Jackie and I explore the truth of her experience and as she opens to feeling– welcoming, even–everything that arises. 


The Little School of Big Change Spring 2023 course begins in just 4 weeks on February 6th.

If you feel tortured by your mind like Jackie, or you know that an easier, nicer experience of life is possible, I’d love for you to join the guided course. 

The LSBC curriculum has helped thousands of people in over 60 countries. You’ll have lifetime access to video lessons, 12 live calls with Amy, coaching and conversation on our private forum throughout the course, and much more. 

We’re so confident that LSBC will help you that we offer a money back guarantee so you have nothing to lose. Head over to https://www.thelittleschoolofbigchange.com to save your seat.  I hope to see you there!


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