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Peeling Back the Ego Layers: Separating from the Inner Critic


In our massive shifting into our true, light-filled selves, we are being asked to shed the layers of ego. This is one of the most important, and hardest, parts of our evolving into the spiritual beings we truly are.

It's time to stop allowing this thought chatter or false stories of not being enough or fears of rejection to dominate our days anymore, holding us back from sharing our unique and glorious gifts with a world that badly needs it. 

One of the most incredible tools I have ever encountered is that of the Inner Critic Exercise. When I did this with my former coach, I instantly felt a huge energetic weight lifted. It was a moment I will never forget. 

This writing experience is one that is usually only done in private sessions. This workshop will give you the opportunity to participate in this transformation.

We all have this little voice inside of us that tells us all kinds of mean things about ourselves. Why we’re not capable, why we are never going to make enough money, that we are not likable, that we should worry about what people will think, why we should do something or shouldn’t do something else. It is the negative aspect of our Ego self, a falsely-created identity that society has helped to created. It is born in childhood and is strengthened something an adult (usually a parent) says or does that has a lasting effect. Often it is an innocuous comment, but it can cause deep self-doubt. 

As we grow older and go out into the world, this negative Ego self grows stronger and evolves into the voice of an Inner Critic. 

When we take the time to dissect this Inner Critic and identify when its comes out in our lives (usually when we’re pushing ourselves outside of our comfort zones since it really doesn’t like that), we can see it for what it is. We will do writing exercise that personifies the strongest Inner Critic voice as if it were a person and then separates from it.

In this workshop, you’ll receive detailed teachings from Rachel about this Ego self (Inner Critic), as opposed to the Higher Self (our soul).

To allow for more personalized guidance, this workshop will be limited to 10 people.

In our time together, we will:
- Sit quietly and do some personal reflection
- Receive one-on-one guidance from Rachel about what your Inner Critic might be saying
- Get it down on paper and talk about it
- Write, write and write anything and everything that comes out of you
- Learn about what to do if the Inner Critic tries to show up again in your everyday life

You will, with about 95% guarantee, after this workshop feel:

- A very real shifting in your life
- Potentially ready to make a significant life change
- Capable to take steps toward achieving a goal, a new way of living, or anything you’ve been long wanting to do

IMPORTANT NOTE: please contact Rachel either by message here or by email ( before registering for this workshop by answering the following questions to ensure this is a good fit for you:
1) What is happening in your life right now so that this workshop is of interest?
2) Please talk about your comfort level doing deeply personal work in a group setting. Thank you!

This is a profoundly emotional experience that can be difficult to work through. Be aware that negative Ego voice will vigorously resist this process and will probably come up with reasons for you not to go, right up until the last minute! Be not afraid. Rachel will create a safe space for you to process a part of you that has been with you for a very long time that you are choosing no longer to carry with you. And you do not need to share publicly with the group if you are not comfortable. Rachel will take time to work with you individually. But you are encouraged to openly and verbally process with the group if possible to help release the Inner Critic. Each member will be asked to keep all that is shared confidential and private.

Thursday, April 12th at Sage Wellness in Portland, Maine. 5:30-8 pm, $65/person. Discount for Soulful Work Community members of $50/person (please contact Rachel for coupon code).  Please register at the link provided here. Take-home handouts provided along with tea and snacks! Sliding scale options available for those experiencing financial difficulty.

Register at the link here to save a spot! Space is limited to no more than 7 people.

Earlier Event: April 9
Free Morning Meditation
Later Event: April 23
Free Morning Meditation