When you have an unpleasant feeling, don’t grab hold of it and turn it over and over. Instead leave it alone so it can flow. The wave of emotion will naturally recede on its own, as long as you don’t feed it by dwelling on it. For instance, to get food unstuck from a saucepan, just pour water in the pan and wait. After a while the food will loosen on its own. Continue reading Letting go of Unpleasant Feelings
For the last 5 years, I have been putting off getting surgery to my face, and it was only through learning how to overcome my fears through mindfulness, that I was able to proceed with confidence. Sedatives were not needed, as the human touch and self-awareness were sufficient. (Big thanks to Refine Murrayfield) Controlling my breathing and reciting inwardly , it really was mind over matter. What strikes me even more astonishing, is that I have made a full recovery in weeks rather than months (shame I haven’t managed to improve my looks though!) Continue reading Recovered in record time.