Chapter 11

Coping with bad stuff

How to deal with negative emotions and gradually change them

Imagine a world without emotions. It would be like living in a two-dimensional existence and it would certainly be almost impossible, without care and passion, to have purpose and meaning.

While Mind Fitness will enable you to manage your negative emotions and gradually replace some of them with feelings that are unlikely to disturb and sabotage you, it is in no way a process of losing your emotions.

Even the negative emotions are an important part of life. If we lose someone through either a break up or bereavement, it is right, and in fact vital, that we feel sad. The key is learning to sit with the sadness and not let it lead you into the downward ...

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