Join Ulrike Seminati with her guest, Poonam Buchar, as they talk about how to step into your power by embracing your emotional pain as part of you. You can’t move forward if you live in the past. In this episode, Poonam will share her method SAFE from the Pain to transcend the darkness of pain and illuminate your way to the beautiful life waiting on the other side.
Surviving sexual assault, attempted suicide, and an arranged marriage is one thing. Processing all that pain so you can live a full life after is something entirely different. In the shadows of emotional pain, survival can take priority over healing. Peace and empowerment after trauma are possible—when you embrace your pain as part of you.
After trauma, Poonam Bhuchar reemerged as a survivor and reclaimed her power. In this episode she shares with us her SAFE method:
S = Stop and accept that you are in pain: There's a cultural belief that you're weak, that society is going to place a judgment as soon as you admit that you are in pain. But the truth is it's okay to fail. It's okay to feel less than insecure and fearful as long as you learn to overcome it.
A = Accept responsibility for where you are and the decisions that you’ve made. Even though we are not in control of what is happening to us we are in control of how we deal with it. It is not about blaming yourself - it is about empowering yourself in taking things in your hands and stepping out of the victim mode.
F = Forgiveness. Forgive somebody who hurt you is a gift that you do not make to the other person but to yourself. By forgiving you empower yourself to move forward and to no longer put your energy into people or circumstances who hurt you.
E = Embracing yourself and your journey. If you truly want to embrace yourself you have to accept the mistakes you make and the journey you are on. Then you can achieve inner peace and power and manifest what you want in life.
About Poonam Buchar
Poonam Bhuchar is a speaker on overcoming trauma and emotional pain in order to live a happy, fulfilled life. Born and raised in London, she immigrated to the United States at 21 and experienced a multitude of painful challenges such as sexual assault, abuse, and the aftermath and cultural humiliation of divorce. Throughout her journey, she developed the SAFE Method to help others acknowledge, discuss, and grow from their emotional pain without stigma or judgment. Learn more at www. emotionallysafe.com.
Outline of the Episode
] Why it is so important to embrace your emotional pain
] Stop and accept that you are in pain
] Accept responsibility
] Embracing yourself and your journey
] Digging deeper into forgiveness
] Care about yourself
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