38 min

From Compliments to Confidence: Unpacking Commendation in Rational Intimacy The Autonomic Healing Podcast - Conversations with Tom Pals

    • Health & Fitness

Welcome to the Autonomic Healing Podcast with your hosts, Tom Pals and Ruth Lorensson. In this episode, Tom and Ruth delve into the intricacies of stage seven in the journey of Rational Intimacy: Commendation and Praise. They explore the challenges people often face when it comes to receiving compliments and delve into the underlying factors that may cause discomfort or resistance to praise.
Ruth shares her personal journey of learning to accept compliments and differentiate between genuine affirmation and flattery. Tom discusses the importance of aligning one's self-image and self-esteem with external praise and highlights how rational intimacy can promote a healthy self-perception.
They explore the concept of giving compliments wisely and empathetically, emphasizing the mutual joy and enrichment that both the giver and receiver can experience in these interactions.
Tune in to discover how commendation and praise can be transformative in promoting emotional healing, fostering authentic connections, and igniting motivation for personal growth. 
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Welcome to the Autonomic Healing Podcast with your hosts, Tom Pals and Ruth Lorensson. In this episode, Tom and Ruth delve into the intricacies of stage seven in the journey of Rational Intimacy: Commendation and Praise. They explore the challenges people often face when it comes to receiving compliments and delve into the underlying factors that may cause discomfort or resistance to praise.
Ruth shares her personal journey of learning to accept compliments and differentiate between genuine affirmation and flattery. Tom discusses the importance of aligning one's self-image and self-esteem with external praise and highlights how rational intimacy can promote a healthy self-perception.
They explore the concept of giving compliments wisely and empathetically, emphasizing the mutual joy and enrichment that both the giver and receiver can experience in these interactions.
Tune in to discover how commendation and praise can be transformative in promoting emotional healing, fostering authentic connections, and igniting motivation for personal growth. 
Thanks for listening!

You can follow us on
Facebook
Instagram
Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts
Check out the Autonomic Healing Website

We appreciate you!

38 min

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