How I Work through Heavy, Tender, Painful, Dark, Difficult Emotions

How I Work through Heavy, Tender, Painful, Dark, Difficult Emotions

When I feel low, I go for a walk. I listen to the sounds of nature and focus my attention on the world around me. The gentle movement eases the energy in my body. It calms mind. It soothes my soul. But I don’t do it to escape my emotions.  I don’t fight the feelings….

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Why we Shouldn't Resist Painful, Uncomfortable Emotions

Why we Shouldn't Resist Painful, Uncomfortable Emotions

It’s okay to feel tender, and soft, and sad, and it’s okay to not like feeling that way. It’s okay to ache, and bruise, and break, and it’s okay to not want to have to breathe into that space. It’s okay to feel helpless, and hopeless, and lost, and it’s okay to feel unnerved by the powerlessness of it….

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The Simplest Way to Free Ourselves from Negative Emotions

The Simplest Way to Free Ourselves from Negative Emotions

This morning shortly after I woke up, I realized I felt off—tired sure, but also...not cranky exactly, but not happy either. I definitely did not feel happy. As I was out walking, I tried to figure out exactly what I was feeling and why. What was the cause? The trigger? I mentally….

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The Key to Experiencing Negative Thoughts and Emotions with Ease

The Key to Experiencing Negative Thoughts and Emotions with Ease

Don’t be scared of your feelings. Let yourself feel whatever you feel. Notice it. Acknowledge it. Allow it. Allow it without judgment. Sometimes we experience uncomfortable emotions. Fear. Anger. Pain. Sadness. It happens. It’s natural. It doesn’t feel good to….

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