Reducing Emotional Suffering: Mindfulness of Emotion
Reducing Emotional Suffering • 3m 37s
Learn how to reduce emotional suffering by allowing yourself to ride the wave of your emotion. Learn how to observe your emotion nonjudgmental as well as respect and love your emotion. In doing so, you will allow the emotion to complete its process and will help you to avoid issues that arise due to suppressing or avoiding emotion.
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