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Does Being Mindful Stop Us From Letting Go Of Negative Emotions

Sunday, July 13th, 2014

mindfullness imageMindfullness is all the rage these days, especially in the corporate world. I’m left unconvinced. If I feel burning anger, isn’t it better to feel it and release it using EFT (or Tapping)? I’m not sure focussing on nothingness is very freeing.

“I wanted to scream then I remembered to be mindful.”

A friend said this. She said that her kids were driving her mad so she caught herself in the act of being angry and did some mindfulness techniques that she had learned. I just wonder if it would have been more useful to have felt the anger and let it out rather than stop herself. Where did that anger go? (more…)