Art Journal Therapy Activity #77 - Heal Your Core Wound

Drawing by Shelley Klammer
Drawing by Shelley Klammer

This written journal prompt will help you to uncover your core wound and dismantle its untrue belief system.




- Journal and a pen




What is the Primary Core Wound that Drives Your Negative Behaviors?


When we act from our core pain we will sense our energy extending forward out of our center in a way that is willing to compromise our authenticity. This gesture is lacking, needy, anxious, and overly effortful to please other people and "win love."


When we excessively "do" positive-seeming things to avoid feeling our core wound, we will feel hollow and drained. Negative core beliefs are hard to find because we cover them up with virtuous-seeming opposite behaviors...