Acne is an inflammation of the sebaceous glands and hair follicles of the skin. This skin disorder means we feel we have ‘lost face’ because of a painful experience or as a result of comparing ourselves to others.
We are dealing with self-image and self-concept issues and are struggling with self-attack and a desire to hide from social interaction.
We are feeling self-conscious and have buried resentment about some issue. We have fallen in our own estimation.
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From 'Healing the Body Through Mind and Metaphor'
© Chuck Spezzano and Janie Ticehurst 2005
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