by Rafaela Alba

We have grown up in a society that has taught us to escape from our emotions, which don’t help us to face reality. When you were a child did you hear the word? “Stop crying, because you will look/become ugly”, “Boys/men don’t cry”, “God doesn’t love you if you are sad or angry” and the list keeps growing. Day by day you were accumulating that mental state in your unconscious, without expressing them under any circumstances. Then, you became an adult and believed you cannot express your unwanted sentiments, and then you identify yourself with your emotions. “It can be noticed the way you express yourself when you say “I am sad” instead of saying “I feel sad”, “I am angry” instead of saying “I feel angry” Hale Dwoskin. Then, you identify with your unwanted emotions because this is what you have being saying, believing and feeling; which in turn, has made you become them. As unwanted emotions keep coming into your life you identify with them and become attached to them. You even think they belong to you and you are part of them, therefore you carry them everywhere you go.

You believe you are living the right way until something unexpected rises in your life. It could be a terminal illness, lose your economic stability, lose your relationship, the death of a loved one, etc. Something is telling you “Wake up” then you hesitate for a while, because you don’t want to deal with your emotions and life’s changes. Whatever the emotion is, it is exploring inside your whole being, affecting your body, mind and spirit. Some people prefer to be in denial and don’t face it because it is too painful to accept the reality, confront them and work with those feelings. Some accept the challenges because they know that it is probably the only chance they have to exist, release and free their pains.


One of the most common practice people use to escape their emotions is through denial, it can be reflected by: becoming a workaholic, using drugs, unlimited sex, overeating, over exercising, shopping/shopaholic, etc. If you ignore or repress your feeling they will get worse, and will lead you to illness. Because depression, denial, fear, anger and resentment can eliminate your inner peace, don’t let these emotions materialize and grow inside you. Letting go is a word you constantly hear in movies, but you never apply it into your real life. From now on try to identify any struggle or conflict; look for the feelings of uneasiness. Let go of all your unsought/unwanted feelings such as: Anger, betrayal, fear, rage, jealousy, resentment, etc. There are not good or bad emotions, you just need to let out the ones that make you feel pain. There can be moments where what you consider a bad emotion can lead you to positive growth.

The most important step is to recognize your moods. “Every emotion that takes place in the present has to be accepted in the present, the Now” Eckhart Tolle. Be present in the Now by being aware of your feelings and welcome them as they are. By embracing your emotions you can experience physical, mental, and spiritual benefits. “Recognition of what is, and remaining rooted with your feelings will lead you to healing” Eckhart Tolle. Always ask yourself “How do I feel?”. Pay attention to your current emotions and feelings, welcome them the best way you can. Faith is the best catalysis to face your emotions and bring out the best in you. A great exercise I recommend is to make a list of all your emotions, keep a journal and write about your moods (if during this process some solutions arise, write them down and then it will be easier to deal with your moods) and how they make you feel. Another great method of healing to release unwanted emotions and feelings is to talk about them. It’s possible that at the beginning of the process you feel uncomfortable to express them, consequently make sure to talk to someone you know is not going to judge you. Non-judgment and confidence will permit you to bring out all your undesirable emotions such as: worries, crying, screaming, doubts, guilt, shame, frustration, rage, despair, etc. is an exercise I learned from Hale Dwoskin:

Exercise: Let It Go, by Hale Dwoskin

This exercise can be performed with a pen or any similar object that you can grab. This object represents your unwanted emotions such as: Anger, pride, anxiety, grieve, besetment, empathy, fear, etc.

  1. 1. Think about a feeling or problem you want to let go.
  1. 2. Grab the object.
  1. 3. Your hands represent God or awareness

Notice that if you tie the object enough it starts to get really uncomfortable. The unease you feel in your hand is precisely the same you do all the time with your emotions. You hold them tight until it doesn’t let you get and feel what you really want to feel.

  1. 4. Roll the object on your hand. Is this object attached to your hand?

Think about your relationship with your painful feelings. Are you one of those people who remain with unwanted emotions because it is the only way you can identify with yourself?

  1. 5. Close your hand lightly, turn it upside down and just let it go.

This is how simple and easy it can be. The same way you let go of the object from your hand can also be done with your emotions. Just let go of the pain and issues you have been carrying with you, all the emotions you have identified with. Non emotion, feeling, problem, and issues are attached to you; you can be free as fast as you want.


Dealing with the emotions permits you internal and external healing. Don’t wait for tomorrow to release unwanted feelings, because more resentment could be added into your unconsciousness. By accepting your emotions you are empowering yourself, and consequently, you can respond to your emotions in healthy ways and become the person you intend to be. When you learn to express your emotions and feelings, it helps you feel better, experiencing physical, mental, and spiritual benefits. Be aware that you were naturally born with the ability to let go and heal yourself. You just need to recognize and be aware that you possess all the potentials to free yourself from any unwanted emotions; you are the only one in control of your state of mind.

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

68 Responses to “BE ALL THAT YOU CAN BE”

  1. howday,dear. I was introduced by one of my roomates to visit your website. I like the look of the site very much. The article is very insightful. Please keep on the good work. I definitely will read it frequently and inform it to my friends.

  2. Liked the blog, I;’m a fan of you.

  3. 😉 Love the blog 😉

  4. Barb Loney says:

    Love the blog, I’ve listened to caspa like 64 times today. Keep up the blog man!

  5. Good day, I cant believe a number of of the web sites I have been taken to from stumblupon. I was 15trying to pass a couple of dull 60 minutes away, when stumbleupon brought me here. What a extraordinary page you possess I’m so delighted to have discovered it I have just passed the previous 20 mins running through several of your articles and reviews, and have also bookmarked some of them. I will defiantly be back to learn a tiny bit more when i have alittle more time.

  6. freesoft says:

    Thank you..really informative!!

  7. Baby Store says:

    Hey, nice post, really well written. You should blog more about this.

  8. Surely a perfect piece of writing! We’ve book marked it and sent it out to all of my friends since I know they’ll be intrigued, thank you very much!

  9. mike says:

    Love this article. It offers wisdom to live a life wioth balance. Thk u for share it.

  10. SEO Jay says:

    To: Website Owner! I like your website. Peace, keep up the good work.

  11. mike says:

    Amazing post. You keep inspiring others to offer abundance on this Universe 🙂

  12. It¡¦s actually a nice and helpful piece of info. I¡¦m happy that you simply shared this helpful info with us. Please keep us up to date like this. Thanks for sharing.

  13. momochii says:

    Wow this is a great resource.. I’m enjoying it.. good article

  14. Keep posting stuff like this i really like it

  15. er sucht sie says:

    Thanks for writing valuable post regarding the subject. I’m a fan of your site. Keep up the great work.

  16. zynga poker says:

    I have recently started a site, the info you offer on this web site has helped me greatly. Thanks for all of your time & work.

  17. Thank you a bunch for sharing this with all people

  18. Pretty! You describe the topic very well. Thanks once again for the push!

  19. Lacy Orzalli says:

    Nice blog here! Also your website loads up fast! What host are you using? I wish my website loaded up as fast as yours lol

  20. Interesting content on the site:) I look forward to further .

  21. gzymsy says:

    Interesting content on the site:) I look forward to further articles.

  22. After reading you site, Your site is very useful for me .I bookmarked your site!

  23. Thank you for sharing I wish I could go somwhere.

  24. Thank you for your provided information.

  25. Victor Ortiz says:

    I like the theme on this blog. Is it downloadable anywhere?

  26. ghd says:

    great information you write it very clean. I am very lucky to get this tips from you.

  27. Very good article, well written and very thought out.

  28. momschips says:

    Have you ever thought about creating an e-book or guest authoring on other blogs? I have a blog based on the same subjects you discuss and would love to have you share some stories/information. I know my visitors would enjoy your work. If you are even remotely interested, feel free to shoot me an e mail.

  29. The article was still worth reading. go for it!

  30. nice writing, very well written. I like it a lot. I come acoss your article by yahoo search engine. I might visit your site monthly and recommend it to my classmates. Please keep it fresh. Keep on the good work. – A colleage student

  31. Hi, simply required you to know I have added your web page to my Google bookmarks outcome your extraordinary weblog layout. However seriously, I believe your internet site has one in the freshest theme I’ve came across. It very helps make studying your blog much easier.

  32. You must take part in a contest for the most effective blogs on the web. I’ll advocate this web site!

  33. you may have an important weblog here!

  34. Would it be possible post this to one of my websites on this subject? I’ll give you full credit, of course. Email me what you think. 🙂

  35. Carin Ganga says:

    Gday, I ran into this web site through stumbleupon. This is not not really blog post I would normally examine, however I enjoyed your ideas into it. Thanks with regard to making a post really worth reading through!

  36. I’ll try to be nice and help everyone out for some good karma.

  37. I savour, result in I found exactly what I was looking for. You’ve ended my 4 day lengthy hunt! God Bless you man. Have a nice day. Bye

  38. I discovered this information book-marked and i definitely preferred what I just read. will truly save it too and in addition undergo a person’s other posts in the future.

  39. Im surely impressed. I dont think I have saw anybody who knows as much about this subject as you do. Youre very well informed and very very smart. You wrote article that readers could understand and made this subjectintriguing for us

  40. photo bag says:

    A lot of of the things you say happens to be astonishingly appropriate and that makes me wonder why I hadn’t looked at this in this light previously. This particular piece truly did switch the light on for me personally as far as this subject goes. Nevertheless at this time there is actually one particular point I am not really too comfy with so while I make an effort to reconcile that with the actual central idea of the point, let me see what the rest of the visitors have to point out.Nicely done.

  41. Thanks for the post 🙂

  42. adverts says:

    Some genuinely select content on this internet site , saved to favorites .

  43. Thia says:

    Hi, this is a well written post. I just bookmarked your site. To be truthful, although I read a lot in this area. I still picked up quite a lot today. Kindly continue the amazingly good post and I will tell my friends about it.

  44. scrapebox says:

    This is definately good content …for sure…. it’s great to see that you’re posting some unique stuff here !

  45. vimax pills says:

    Thank you for the wise critique. Me & my neighbour were preparing to do some research about that. We received a great book on that matter from our local library and most books where not as influensive as your information and facts. Im really glad to see this kind of facts which I was searching for a long time.

  46. brinkka2011 says: I would like to thankyou for such an enlightening post. I dont by and large reply on blogs as I wish to lurk and read. However your style of literature is uncomplicated to understand, I love the fact that it is clear and to the point. I will make sure that I mail your blog to my acquaintances as I am certain they will not only like reading your post but also find it extremely instructive.

  47. Videos Sexe says:

    Enjoyed studying this, very good stuff, appreciate it.

  48. Film Porno says:

    I got what you mean , thanks for putting up.Woh I am glad to find this website through google.

  49. I learned a lot from this post, much appreciated! 🙂

  50. rtyecript says:

    I really liked the article, and the very cool blog

  51. I was beeing looking the Web for this info and i wanted to thank you for the post. Also, just off topic, where can i find a version of this theme? – Thanks

  52. Jason says:

    Hi, this is a well written post. I just bookmarked your site. Kindly continue the amazingly good posts.

  53. Blog Espanol says:

    *Youre so cool! I dont suppose Ive read anything like this before. So nice to discover somebody with some original thoughts on this topic. realy thank you for starting this up. this site is something that is necessary on the internet, someone with slightly originality. useful job for bringing something new to the internet!

  54. I just wanted to say great blog!

  55. Hi! I’ve been reading your site for a while now and finally got the bravery tell you keep up the good job!

  56. Alísia says:

    the post is really informative for me. i liked it very much. keep sharing such important post.

  57. Hello there, I found your website by the use of Google while looking for a comparable subject, your website got here up, it appears good. I have bookmarked to my favourites|added to my bookmarks.

  58. very good article, we certainly adore this website, carry on that

  59. Very obvious information. It includes honestly knowledge.Looking towards 4 more.

  60. bola tangkas says:

    I like this web site it’s a master piece! Glad I detected this on google.

  61. wicked post, you really supplied alot of good information here!

Leave a Reply