inner child


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inner child

n
(Psychology) psychol the part of the psyche believed to retain feelings as they were experienced in childhood

in′ner child′


n.
the childlike aspect of a person's psyche.
[1965–70]
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"There's something else: a pure and powerful seaside magic that awakens everyone's inner child.
Dance and drumming workshops will take place throughout the day before adults will be urged to release their inner child at night with attractions including a barbecue, drink suppliers, musicians and a DJ.
"After about eight hours of that, my mind wandered to somewhere so distant from where any human is used to operating - all of a sudden I was visited by my inner child, or your second self.
Summary: The term inner child got kicked to the curb sometime around the turn of the millennium.
There is something about the endless spread of goodies, all laid out and ready for the taking that brings out the inner child in us all.
With more than two decades as actor, director, teacher, and coach, Dresner aims to teach the reader how to create interesting and believable characters by tapping into their senses, imagination, emotions, and experiences, and connecting to their inner child. His mantra is to work hard and practice, practice, practice.
I think I brought out his inner child. How well did you know France before the trip?
In "Pieces of Me: My Journey from an Abusive Childhood to a Life of Hope and Healing", she speaks the unspeakable and reveals the hope, tenacity, and life-giving defiance that brought her dreams of freedom to life--and let her long-suppressed inner child out to play.
Like many people, I enjoy a good pantomime over the holidays - nothing is better than an'Oh no he didn't, oh yes he did'call and response to unite the audience and leave us all feeling happier and in touch with our inner child.
From November, 1 adults will be able to release their inner child and play classic carnival games including Hook-a-Duck, Ring Toss, Passe Boule, Tin Can Alley and the Coconut Shy.
A: I'm a 30-something who knows how to embrace my inner child, and bring out the inner child of those around me.
PLAY The Monster Let loose your inner child for the ultimate bouncy castle experience.