How do you feel on Mother’s Day? Is it a day when you turn away from social media because you don’t have a flattering Mother’s Day meme you want to share? Do you spend time reflecting on your relationship with your mother and wish it would have been or will be different? Many people, including mothers, have a mother wound. To uncover ways we can heal our primal mother wound and be our true authentic selves, Positive Psychology Podcast Host Lisa Cypers Kamen speaks with writer, coach, and international speaker, Bethany Webster. Bethany shares insights about cultural and generational mother wounding and offers healing practices to relieve the shame often felt by our inner child.

Bethany E. Webster — Healing Primal Wounds:

● Bethany defines the different aspects of the mother wound. [2:07]

● In her book, Discovering the Inner Mother, Bethany offers a way to break the generational cycle of passing down the mother wound to children by healing our inner child. [5:49]

● How the mother wound manifests itself in our adult lives. [8:50]

● Bethany explains why some can feel a lack of respect from their mothers into adulthood. [15:39]

● The process of understanding that mothers don’t change because they are giving their best. [17:39]

● Unraveling the cultural taboo that it is not okay to question your mother. [22:49]

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