that Feeling. Is That Your Final Answer?
on a conversation with ourselves forces us to light up some
neurons in the higher mind portion of our brain which automatically
causes a healthy "brownout"in our lower primal mind.
We have only a finite amount of electricity. Sometimes our
feelings get a chance to dig in and entrench themselves when
we are the most unaware that they are going on. To balance
this we can call ourselves on what we have going on feeling
wise. We can say something like: "Oh yes, I recognize
this. This is depression," or, "Perhaps there might
be a little mania occurring at the moment." How is this
helpful? The worst part about feelings is when we forget they
are not us and we limit ourselves to what we are feeling instead
of seeing feelings as simply one part of the picture of life
and we are the artist, not the canvas.
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