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Working with our Emotions

Emotions & Spiritual Practice

April 25th, 2012
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In the article, Suppressed Emotion – The Effect of Spiritual Practice, I outlined how working with energy starts to release suppressed emotions. Here I outline the deeper impact over time on our energy system of working with our emotions. Grounding There is an intimate connection between our capacity to feel and how grounded we are, by which I mean how connected we are to our physical body. The more at ease we are with life and with feeling flowing through us, the more comfortable we

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The Biology of Emotions

April 25th, 2012
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This is a simple introduction to the biochemical process that creates the experience of feeling, that we classify into different emotions, within the physical body. I have based this on the work of Dr Candace Pert’s book “Molecules of Emotion”, which is an excellent guide to the science behind our emotions. We experience in response to an internal or external stimulus. Internal stimuli are our thoughts – as our mind wanders and dwells upon different subjects (money troubles, relationships issues, sporting success etc) we trigger

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Suppressed Emotion – The Effect of Spiritual Practice

April 25th, 2012
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Any type of Spiritual Practice has an effect on our energy system. The degree and nature of that effect will vary according to the type of practice, who we are, and what our intention is when using the practice. For example, working from the body up through Yoga has a different effect from working with Reiki which is more “outside in”, so to speak. By this mean I mean we are consciously bringing subtle energies into the physical body. Most forms of Yoga concentrate more

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Working with Our Emotions – Introduction

March 12th, 2012
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Human-beings are unique in that they can experience themselves on many different levels of consciousness: through the physicality of their bodies, through their emotions, through thought, and as spiritual beings. The power and beauty of our emotions are often not fully utilized or properly understood in spiritual practice. In our events on working with emotional energy we cover a wide range of topics, including: •       The crucial role of our feeling bodies, which are the bridge between the spiritual and physical aspects

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