It has been said that people will forget what you said. They will even forget what you did. But they will always remember how you made them feel. Even more importantly, how you project your own feelings has the greatest impact on how people feel about you. Toxic emotions -like fear, anger and jealousy – create toxic feelings. Nurturing emotions – like happiness, pleasure and compassion – create nurturing feelings. But as tempting as it is to seek only people and situations that promote nurturing emotions, that is a guaranteed failure. Instead, you will be much more successful at learning to transform negative emotions into positive feelings.
When your emotional muscles are strong, you can successfully meet the demands of life. When they are weak, your emotions wreak havoc in all aspects of your life. If you lack patience or confidence, for example, you already know this. It is very important to build emotional capacity in order to improve the quality of your personal, professional and spiritual relationships.
Like all personal energy, you manage emotional capacity by practicing rituals that balance emotional expression and emotional recovery.
Live the medicine.
Live the Medicine
Obafemi Origunwa, MA
Thought leader, Ifa priest and author of four definitive books, Obafemi Origunwa inspires metamorphosis through living the medicine that will heal your life and heal the lives of the people you're destined to serve.