When You “Should” Yourself, It’s a Betrayal to Your Authentic Self

Do you have thoughts in your head that sound like, “I should,” “I shouldn’t” or “I really need to”?   Of course you do! We all do! In this video, Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S, normalizes some common ones that therapists have when working with kids:

  1. I should have boundless energy so that I am creative and present all the time.
  2. I should always love my job.

Watch this video to learn about more “shoulds” and how and why this activates your nervous system into a fight or flight or a collapse response.