Darkness versus Light

Everyone processes unhealthy emotions differently; some people dwell longer than others. But everyone can learn to train their mind in shifting from the negative to the positive experience. Our darkest days and lowest energy moments are often the biggest catalyst for change and transformation.

Anger has always been my main trigger although over time and through my practice its occurrence has decreased and it has become easier to not be so consumed by it. When anger hits, it’s a fiery energy sizzling deep within and then suddenly rising within my being asking for it to be released. The point of release is crucial because when we swallow this emotion it is stored in our body and slowly eats away at us, potentially bringing us physical disharmony until we are willing to look at it again. A quote by Mary Burmeister resonates deeply here: 

“Anger is a destructive force, which separates the body from the soul.”

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