Everyone has heard the term “no pain, no gain.” And there is a time and place for this perception, such as when you are working out at the gym or studying for a big exam. But, many people live their lives thinking that suffering buys them something. This is called the Atonement Archetype and it’s not only a terrible way to live your life, but it’s also a huge health risk!
Are you Suffering Needlessly from the Atonement Archetype?
by Christiane Northrup, M.D.
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