SELF EMPATHY

Timeless Mind

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Try dedicating a day to self-awareness, noticing what you say, your tone, without activating your inner critic. See if you can sense the emotions your words create.

How do you feel after speaking?

How do other people react?

That night, ask yourself some questions, without judging yourself. With empathy.

What suppressed anger or grief or longing lies frozen in me?

What did I really want to say?

How did I mask those inner feelings?

Maybe on the first night or maybe in a few days you will start becoming aware of the buried emotional issues. This is the core behind your speech, especially when you are whining or criticising.

It will be very essential to own these issues. Only then will higher awareness seep in.

Disowned pain has a habit of leaking through our words. When we own and hand it over to a higher source, it…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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