DiscoverThe Greg McKeown Podcast264. Family, Trauma, and Hope with Jennie Allen (Part 2)
264. Family, Trauma, and Hope with Jennie Allen (Part 2)

264. Family, Trauma, and Hope with Jennie Allen (Part 2)

Update: 2024-01-16
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Join us for part 2 of my conversation with Jennie Allen as we unpack the complexities of our emotional responses and their surprising intensities. This conversation peels back the layers of our emotions, tracing them to their roots, and reveals how past experiences, like childhood fears and moments of crisis, can shape our present feelings. Listen in as Jeannie bravely navigates her history of fear and loneliness, illustrating the transformative journey of emotional untangling. The heart of human connection and the pain of potential loss are at the forefront of our discussion in this touching chapter. I open up about the tumultuous emotions I faced upon my best friend's cancer diagnosis, and the stark fear of losing a friendship that has been a cornerstone of my life. We examine the concept of safe attachment, where being heard equates to survival—a need as vital in our formative years as it is in our adult interactions.

Finally, we delve into the significance of confronting deep-seated fears and the concept of 'primal panic' with Jennie, who offers her expertise on the subject. Our discussion shines a light on the importance of emotional intelligence and personal growth, and the power of empathy in the healing process. Engage with our heartfelt exchange, as we celebrate the courage it takes to untangle complex emotions, and consider how this understanding can profoundly impact our lives. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with your own emotional journey and perhaps find solace and inspiration in ours.


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264. Family, Trauma, and Hope with Jennie Allen (Part 2)

264. Family, Trauma, and Hope with Jennie Allen (Part 2)

Greg McKeown