Pema Chödrön: What to Do When You Lose It Completely

Just under 3 minutes of gold from Pema. What she suggests is a pause, a directing of the attention inwards, rather than into an/another explosion outwards of resentment or aggression. The purpose is an opening and a softening, to self and other – rather than donning our armour and going to war:-

‘Feel the rage. Feel the shame. Feel the guilt. Feel the remorse. Feel the resentment. Feel the heat. Feel the fire. Just as it is. Just as it is. Just as it is. Not escalating further, not repressing. Not turning it into something hard.’

Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

Counselling in Exeter since 1994

 

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