To know how to manage emotions mindfully, get this: they're just messengers. So don't judge them, or try to hold onto them. Learn to read them, and let them go. EMOTIONS ARE not necessarily bad or dangerous, although they can sometimes feel that way. This idea comes from American psychologist
What is an emotion? Here's a practical view that will help you to look at them and not get lost in them. It's the first step to learning to manage emotions mindfully. HAVE YOU ever noticed that the word emotion contains the word motion? This may be more than coincidence.
There's a gap that opens up when you exercise awareness. In that gap, you have a choice: react as you always do, or respond mindfully. WHEN YOU get angry in the traffic and start moaning—or shouting—about what idiots people are; when someone talks about you or challenges you at work
Being nonjudgemental, or having equanimity, means not always having to get your way. It sounds crazy and seems counter-intuitive. Yet it may be the missing ingredient in our stressed-out world. IN THE previous post, we looked at the fact—and it is a fact—that your thoughts are always in the future
We all like to be in control, and in recent decades we've come to believe that life is all about getting your way. We're convinced that happiness lies at the end of that set of tracks. Mindfulness shows you that you can be happy now. WHEN YOU learn mindfulness, you'll