What would I have to feel if I didn’t (do this addictive/compulsive thing)?
What would I have to feel if I didn’t….. reach for the phone, listened to a podcast, called a friend….. right now?
And then feel it. Drop into the feeling. Notice any associated images and words, while still feeling it.
I have run away from these uncomfortable feelings most of my life. Why not do the opposite? Why not feel them? Why not welcome them?
You are welcome here. Thank you for protecting me. I love you.
Included in this is the discomfort itself, and also the impulse to do something about it, fix it, run away. Any reaction to what’s here, and any reaction to this reaction, is included.
All is included. Whatever is here is included.