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
You are liberating yourself by creating a new story by shifting the perspective. You harmonize the old stories, making space to create healthier beliefs that lead to a more fulfilling and joyful life. That is power.