Kendall Jenner is a member of one of the most famous families in the world, today listed as one of the highest-paid supermodels with an annual income of approximately $22.5 million according to Forbes. She has also become a businesswoman with her brand of tequila “818”, but not everything in life is “roses”.
Model Dudum shared a chat with author, life coach and former monk, Jay Shetty for his successful podcast titled “The End”. In the interview, Jenner opened up about what it took for her to learn to love herself, how she deals with the anxiety problems she has, receiving hate messages from the Kardashian family, and how she learned. introvert to receive his nature.
In an interview with Shetty, the “it-girl” emphasized two things that took her a lot of personal work: fame and being a shy person. “Kylie, my little sister, has always been a social butterfly. I’ve always been an introvert… They just liked me,” she confessed to the interviewer. Then he added, “I remember very clearly that I was not going to be with my friends on the weekends all the time, I preferred to spend time alone. Now everyone calls me Grandma Kenny and I’m not ashamed. His inner world and his leisure time are enjoyed with horses, video games, sisters and journalism.
However, something that according to him inspired a lot on the way to his best version was the trend #InnerChildHealing – in Spanish, the healing of the inner child – went viral on Tik Tok to raise awareness about the traumas that occur. in childhood and how to “sit the inner child” and treat it well in order to heal the wounds of the past.
“It is true that young people today have more information and knowledge about what trauma is and its consequences compared to previous generations. There is even more awareness of the effects it produces in the long term and of the sequelae it can leave in neurodevelopment”, highlights Javier Rodríguez Arias (MN 90601), psychiatrist at the Hospital of the University of the South.
Around Tik Tok videos, they show users capturing a moment in which they feel bad about themselves and immediately remind them to be kind to their inner child. Typical captions include: “When I focus on myself, I remember that I am the medium of that” and the user is shown a moment in time and a picture of the child on the screen.
“I do a lot of in-house child therapy work with my therapist, who said to me, ‘Why don’t you have a picture of yourself from when you were little and put it in the bathroom mirror?’ “Jenner was revealed.
Then he said that he found the perfect picture from her recommendation. “I was looking through an old photo album, and although I looked at these books I found a photo of my whole life that I had never seen before. It was a photo of me as a rainbow girl in hair and dress. I had a small alien figure on the top of my head. An arm and a big smile on my face mine,” he said in the middle of an interview with Shetty and added: “I thought, ‘This is the photo where I’m going to go. Use it.’ And now I talk to her all the time and if I ever look in the mirror and I’m negative about myself, I look at her and I’m like, “That girl is great and I love her,” she said.
From his story, millions of students have been inspired by his example and have started to see how to implement this art. In this way, having a close-up of a childhood photo has become a “viral challenge” whose purpose is to work on self-esteem.
“I see this exercise as a very satisfying thing for personal health and internal injuries. Being able to have a continuous reflection of my child, it allows me to cultivate self-compassion and treat my story more truthfully and carefully”, emphasizes the psychological consultant Noelia F. Vales.
According to the professional, practicing this over time can be very effective and she also recommends other exercises to strengthen self-esteem. Among them he hints;
1) Make a list of the things you like about yourself and put them in a clear place
2) Keep a diary in which you can explain what kind of emotions develop in the development of self-love, “this allows us to know and value ourselves,” he explains.
3) carrying out activities that increase self-image such as meditating, doing physical activity and hobbies that generate well-being, “they directly help to increase their self-esteem”, emphasizes Vales.
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