What are you feeling today at this moment? Can you name your feelings?
There are at least two ways to avoid ownership of our feelings. One disowns feelings by blaming someone else for creating it (i.e. he ruined my day). The other way is rationalizing it as a mental exercise to avoid feeling the actual feeling. We may lose a pet and have grief associated with it. We may avoid feeling our grief by saying,” he lived a long time” to make it OK not to grieve the situation.
Added by Shervin Hojat on March 31, 2013 at 2:06pm — No Comments
When we experience a feeling (pain, not being loved, not wanted...) and we feel threatened by our feelings we may repress them.
As we heal ourselves emotionally and spiritually, those repressed feelings (memories) will naturally surface to be healed. These repressed and typically unwanted feelings are available to us to be felt in our body and to be acknowledged with enthusiasm (no resistance) which then transmutes into healing energy and love.
We may experience “negative”…Continue
Added by Shervin Hojat on March 17, 2013 at 7:11pm — No Comments
Do you worry if your friends may not like or approve of you? If so, you probably have some reactive charge within you. Perhaps it may be the feeling of a child who does not like disapproval or ridicule and perhaps as a result you are avoiding feeling the childhood feelings again.
Intellectually, we may know that we should not care what other people think about our thoughts, careers or how we express ourselves. However, we may not understand this emotionally!
If we, in the…Continue
Added by Shervin Hojat on March 3, 2013 at 8:49pm — No Comments