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Are negative emotions gentle, short-lived waves?

Master Stephen Co
Alternative & Complementary Medicine

Noted psychologist Gay Hendricks, Ph.D., believes that “all negative emotions are gentle, short-lived waves.” Yet many people can attest to the intensity and longevity of their fears: worries about job uncertainties or money; anger felt since childhood at parents or siblings; insecurities about personal appearance; the throat-tightening phobia about public speaking. How can they all be nothing more than mild blips of mental energy that come and go quickly? These are the kinds of negative emotions that tie people into knots trying to cope with them.

But there’s a second part to Hendricks’ definition: “All negative emotions are gentle, short-lived waves, unless we resist feeling them.” It is our inability to acknowledge and feel negative emotions in our body - not the negative emotion itself - that creates functional boundaries to the smooth flow of prana.

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