These stories help kids understand and express feelings like anger and sadness.
The thing about the beauty and the terror is that if we feel it, we can survive it. It's when we try to ignore it or bury it that it buries us.
Cultivate a detached empathy.
But could mindfulness alter this dynamic? Another group in the study was asked to mindfully attend to the cartoons, meaning
It is also possible that the effect is mainly psychological, where those who allow themselves to be emotionally immersed
“I’m sorry… I never cry at work like this. I’m so embarrassed.” I had just gotten out of an emotionally draining meeting
Most of us were taught to shut down our passions when we were young. There are many reasons why. See if you recognize yourself in any of these four rules that I've seen to be key reasons why you might be shut down to living a fulfilled life.
I've asked many people where they get their information from when they're facing serious decisions in their lives. They've respond with, "I just know these things!" I usually respond by saying, "Really, not me anymore, because I need daily reflections to guide me!"
Don't go grocery shopping when you're hungry. Don't call ex-lovers when you've been drinking. Don't think when you're feeling.
Gratitude is the feeling and attitude of appreciation or thankfulness for the benefits we have received or expect to receive. The feeling of genuine gratitude opens the channels for more goodness to enter into our life experience.