Over the weekend, I fell into a common Shadow Maiden trap: Compare & Despair.
It happened when I ran into an old friend and suddenly found myself noticing how perfect she is—gorgeous, kind, genius, and funny, with legs for days and a high-profile job. She has all the things.
But in this Compare & Despair trap, the Shadow Maiden is telling us we’re "less than," "not enough," and "not worthy.”
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Are you experiencing emotional stress—ranging from feeling unsettled to full blown depression—because of climate change?
Sweetheart, I get it. I’ve been there!
The new reports coming out paint a dire picture and it can be overwhelming.
When these facts come up against your Queen archetype, bad things can happen. Why?
Because one attribute of a Queen in gold is the desire to protect her kingdom and leave it beautiful, safe, and thriving for those who will inherit it.
Your Gold Queen is trying so hard to do that, but other people keep mucking it up!
In the end, the inner turmoil gets to be so much that you may end up an ugly, crying mess on the floor or hulking out at everyone in a MAGA hat.
This is not helpful. (Sorry, but it had to be said.)
I’ve got some helpful tips…
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In a session the other day, a client recognized a pattern that felt crappy—she realized she felt compelled to justify her needs and wants. A simple decision on whether or not to go to sleep early turned into an internal monologue that went something like this:
“I need to go to bed early because tomorrow is a really big day and I’m already getting home later than usual. And I’m getting over a cold… Then I have this and that to do.”
These thoughts can go on and on. Let’s be real, the to-do lists never end.
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