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Part Two – Expressing Negative Emotions

I’m really excited to kick off this four-part article series on emotions! Read all four articles using the links below.

Part One: the importance of acknowledging and expressing for emotional healing, and how to express guilt, regret and shame.

Part Two: expressing sadness, anger and frustration.

Part Three: emotional health – what you can do to keep yourself balanced.

Part Four: emotion vs mood – long term considerations

Part Two

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Here are some more “negative” emotions which are commonly resisted. As discussed in Part One, it’s much healthier to express than suppress, and in fact experiencing the full range of emotion is all part of the human experience. The key is to drop resistance to the “negative” emotion and find a way to express it safely.

 

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Part One – Expressing Emotion

I’m really excited to kick off this four-part article series on emotions! Read all four articles using the links below.

Part One: the importance of acknowledging and expressing for emotional healing, and how to express guilt, regret and shame.

Part Two: expressing sadness, anger and frustration.

Part Three: emotional health – what you can do to keep yourself balanced.

Part Four: emotion vs mood – long term considerations

Part One

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It’s really important that you allow yourself to actually feel your emotions. This begins with acknowledging that you feel a certain way – it’s doesn’t really matter why.

When you start to question why and whether it’s something worth feeling that emotion over, you call into question the validity of the emotion.

And the fact is – all emotions are valid!

 

Instead of resisting any emotion, the best way to dispel it is to enter it fully, embrace it and see through your resistance ~ Deepak Chopra

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