What is Emotion? What are feelings? These are questions at the very core of our selves. Our feelings and emotions largely govern our reactions and relationships to stimulus in the world, and our connections with other people. How do I feel about this? What emotions are being brought up for me?
Though extremely powerful, and necessary parts of our life, emotions and feelings often lead people astray, as in many cases they are by products of conditioning. For example, when something distasteful happens to you, you may feel sadness, or anger.
It is important to realize that a persons feelings and emotions have a place, and a use, but should not dictate or control ones life.
(n.) A belief, especially a vague or irrational one.
(n.) A natural instinctive state of mind deriving from one’s circumstances, mood, or relationships with others.
“When you’re sailing you feel the whole boat, you feel all the tensions and you’re also in touch with the pressure on the keel. You have a sense of all the stresses within the entire boat, including the stresses that are unseen beneath the water because the keel registers into the rest of the boat.” Read More.
Talks on Feelings and Emotions
March 31, 2017
JdR Podcast 236 – Opening Your Heart When You’re Easily Offended
Click Play Above to Listen JdR Podcast 236 - Opening Your Heart When You’re Easily Offended January 29, 2017 Afternoon…Read More
March 17, 2017
JdR Podcast 235 – Spiritual Healing: Finding Inner Peace in Negativity or Positivity
Click Play Above to Listen JdR Podcast 235 - Spiritual Healing: Finding Inner Peace in Negativity or Positivity January 26,…Read More
February 15, 2017
How to Bring Your Spiritual Awakening Into Everyday Life – John de Ruiter
Click Play Above to Watch. The talk was recorded at the Nordegg Camping Trip, Alberta Canada. Subscribe to get notified…Read More
January 13, 2017
How To Deepen Your Spiritual Awakening Despite Feeling Inadequate – Advice for Young Adults – John de Ruiter
Click Play Above to Watch. John speaks about deepening our spiritual awakening even while we’re feeling inadequate. Nothing needs to…Read More