Does Questioning Your Stories Mean You’re Bypassing Healthy Emotions?
But some people are hesitant about trying this approach, saying:
“Surely it’s healthy to feel angry, sad or afraid. If I question my thoughts, isn’t that bypassing healthy emotions? It feels like I’m taking a shortcut to everything being fine and I’ve missed an important emotional process.”
It’s a valid concern – and in this 5-minute video, I’m sharing two ways in which questioning your stories is NOT about avoiding healthy emotions.
Easier said than done?
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[The questions “Is it true?” and “How do you react, what happens, when you believe that thought?” are two of the four questions in The Work of Byron Katie.]