Protective moves


In a recent conversation between and on , they discussed the concept of "protective moves" as defensive mechanisms that people unconsciously adopt to shield themselves from criticism and ensure safety. These moves often originate from childhood and are designed to maintain love, safety, and belonging. Understanding these patterns allows individuals to transform them effectively. Jerry Colonna emphasized the importance of recognizing the benefits these protective structures bring before attempting to change them 1.

If you'd like to explore more about these insights, you can listen to the full episode here.

Unpacking Protective Mechanisms

Jerry Colonna and Shane Parrish discuss the protective moves we make to shield ourselves from criticism and how these unconscious patterns were created to keep us safe. They emphasize the importance of understanding the benefits of these structures in order to transform them.

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