John Eagle from Green Psychology states that there are 4 core patterns we tend to fall back to when we get stressed.

Each of us has usually have a predominant default one which can be:


How is it helpful to know that?

Because then we can employ a coping strategy that helps us to deal with and maybe even resolve that pattern.

For example if we

Overwhelmed – learn to create healthier emotional boundaries
Conflicted – accept parts of ourselves that we have previously rejected
Depressed – re-examine our life scripts and create new ones

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