Originally posted by RooskiZombi
and I even read several people saying that "Positive thinking is a choice" but really, how could that be? How can you choose in a moment of emotional
blindness to be better, I mean granted I always regret the things said/done after but how is someone to change that process from even getting to that
Others have already given great advice, and undoubtedly will continue to do so. With probably the inevitable jab from some random person. Such is
Either way, I wanted to comment on this specifically.
Its good to feel your emotions. It really is! However, letting them not only consume you but allowing them to blindly dictate your actions can lead
to regrettable things.
If you see things the way you insinuate, then you feel you are
your emotions. But, the truth is that you simply feel them. We can decide to
let them control us and our actions (and many do), but that really is a choice.
It takes practice and discipline, and to gain this, many will correctly suggest meditation. What part of your consciousness is feeling the emotions?
It is easier to not let your emotions get the better of you if you understand that even when in a blind rage, there is so much more going on in your
Just dont give up your power and perspective to a very small part of you (your emotions). You/we are so much bigger and greater than simply an
extreme emotion at a given time. But it is so very easy to let our emotions take us for a ride that it seems like we didnt sign up for.. that we have
to be constantly mindful.
Undoubtedly, you are capable of this. You are much more amazing than you give yourself credit for, everyone is. So, the pertinent question is;
feels those emotions and why isnt that part of you calling the shots? It might take some time to work through, and will absolutely take
some time to start walking towards who you want to be.. but I have faith you can do so, even without meeting you. This thread itself is evidence
that you can start to become who you wish to be.
edit on 5-2-2013 by Serdgiam because: (no reason given)