Unlike most “experts,” I feel the first step toward emotional healing is to stop thinking and start feeling. Unfortunately, many of us tend to avoid, bury or medicate our emotions.
After we finally realize that avoidance and medication don’t work, that’s when we do something about our emotional turmoil. But, in our head-dominant, intellectual culture, often, that means taking courses.
That’s why you may have noticed the flood of literature, classes, workshops and online training programs in the self-help marketplace geared to address emotional healing.
In my experience, however, taking this path leads to a ̶