I can’t recall feeling angry with Dad for his death, perhaps that is still to come. I have felt angry that I’ve had to deal with any of it at all.
Authentic, soul-centric living happens when we feel and understand that emotions are not the self, but something experienced by the self.
Please run as fast as you can from anyone who would rather you be nice over being real. That said, being real is not an excuse to clobber people!
People are lonely, we need touch, we need tenderness, we need to be held, just like a baby who needs affection to thrive.
If we are genuinely seeking positive change in our lives, then we just get started. We choose the powerful practice of Yoga to facilitate our growth. We don’t hold expectations on how fast or slow this change should take place. We don’t berate ourselves when we have setbacks. We just start