What is the first step to healing my shadow self?

Deepak Chopra
Alternative & Complementary Medicine
We are all aware of having dark impulses, which include hatred,fear, and aggression. These impulses arise from the unconscious,and our normal response is to keep them there. We push the darkside out of sight, yet it doesn't go away. It seeks expression, asall energies will. Healing isn't possible when dark energies arekept bottled inside.

To begin healing, invite the shadow self back into your awareness.This isn't the same as acting out rage or terror or revenge. Youare only sending a message that you are no longer shunning theshadow self; you are acknowledging its right to exist.

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