Dr. Paul is the author/co-author of several best-selling books, including Do I Have To Give Up Me to Be Loved By You?, Inner Bonding, Healing Your Aloneness, The Healing Your Aloneness Workbook, Do I Have To Give Up Me to Be Loved By My Kids?, Do I Have To Give Up Me To Be Loved By God?, and her recent books, Diet for Divine Connection: Beyond Junk Foods and Junk Thoughts to At-Will Spiritual Connection, and The Inner Bonding Workbook: Six Steps to Healing Yourself and Connecting with Your Divine Guidance. Dr. Paul’s books have been distributed around the world and have been translated into eleven languages.
She holds a Ph.D. in psychology and is a relationship expert, noted public speaker, workshop leader, educator, chaplain, consultant and artist. She has appeared on many radio and TV shows, including the Oprah show.
Dr. Paul begins our conversation by talking about her background and the challenges she faced growing up in her dysfunctional family. When it comes to these challenges, Dr. Paul says that we can either avoid and shut down or we can learn from them.
In her mid 40’s, Dr. Paul became deathly ill. Even though, she was eating a healthy diet, she realized that she wasn’t taking care of herself. At this point, she let go of the caretaking & began to practice self-love through her inner bonding process.
Dr. Paul walks us through the steps of Inner Bonding:
Step 1: Be willing to feel pain and take responsibility for your feelings
Step 2: Move into the intent to learn
Step 3: Inner dialoguing with your inner child and your wounded self
Step 4: Dialogue with your divine guidance
Step 5: Take loving action
Step 6: Evaluate your actions
Dr. Paul explains that inner bonding teaches us the HOW of self love. It’s a powerful process that allows us to take responsibility for our feelings and to tune into our higher guidance. Instead of putting our wounded selves in charge, we are instead led by our loving adult and higher guidance.
Two powerful, truly sacred & loving questions to ask yourself regularly are: what’s loving to me now? What’s in my highest good now?
Inner Bonding is one of the most powerful practices that I have ever come across. Obviously, results don’t happen overnight. But over time with practice, you begin to develop new neural pathways in the higher brain for the loving adult. You can change your life, you can love yourself. Let’s dive in!
If you would like to learn more about Dr. Margaret Paul, Inner Bonding or any of her books and programs, please visit her website here: innerbonding.com
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