Softening is different to letting go. Letting go feels frightening, like a huge leap and it’s a one-time option that could go well or not, and feels risky.

But softening, well, that’s soft. It’s gentle and safe. It’s just loosening your grip slightly while you still hold yourself steady.

About the author

Michelle White offers 8 years of clinical experience in gut focused therapy and gut directed hypnotherapy through Happy Inside; the program, iPhone app and podcast.