Embracing your emotions….
At first, they will appear to intensify,
At first, they will seem to grow larger and deeper,
And it may scare you,
But as you stay present with them,
As you expand into the feeling even more,
They will dissipate fast.
Even in the deepest grief, when I’ve been truly present with my emotions,
My sadness has lasted no more than 5 to 10 minutes, when I’ve really allowed myself to feel it intensely.
If I push it down, if I try to swallow it down,
If I repress it, resist it, reject it, or make it wrong and quickly dismiss it,
And it builds,
Until one day, when the slightest of thing occurs and I explode,
Messy, uncontrollable and no longer able to contain my suppressed emotions.
These days that is pretty rare,
But it still can happen,
Especially to the emotions that I reject,
That I made wrong,
That I was ashamed to feel.
It eventually bubbles over.
It’s just like a coke can that’s been shaken, all the pressure continuing to build inside.
All the energy building and increasing.
That’s what stress is,
That’s why our shoulders and neck muscles get so tight.
Trying to hold onto it all.
It is so ok to feel your emotions Gorgeous,
It is so ok to breathe into your feelings.
I know they can feel scary at times,
We don’t like to feel out of control or emotional,
However, until you fully lean into them,
Until you fully experience them,
I promise they are controlling you, even if it’s only subconsciously.
Lean into your pain and your feelings,
Feel them fully,
Breathe into it and release it, by experiencing it fully.
It will set you free in a way that is unimaginable.
What have you not let yourself fully experience and feel?
How will this help you move forward by feeling this fully?
With Love and Blessings,
Always in All Ways,
P.S. When we are hard on ourself for feeling our feels, it creates an inner tension and a resistance to everything we experience. Especially if we are sticking a smiley happy face on top and trying to show the world, that we are ok and everything is fine.
This is like putting the brake and the accelerator on at the same time. You have your lower energy emotions keeping you stuck, because you are trying to push them down, ignore them, or repress them. It takes tremendous energy to do so. All the while trying to feel better.
I’ve tried to control my emotions for years. It’s exhausting. The fastest way I’ve found in improving my mood and my emotions is to embrace it all. It releases the resistance which is really what is the exhausting part.
When we are burnt out and tired, it becomes even more difficult to navigate our negative feelings, because the body is in a state of survival, so the mind becomes hypervigilant and worries excessively because it is in a huge state of trying to protect you. This is what keeps people stuck in burnout and perpetuates the cycle, because all of that fear and worry, continues to deplete and drain the adrenals and your physical energy.
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