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Arisen Feelings

Feelings will arise simply because to feel is part of being human, but taking them to the next level to form a story is when the arisen feeling is attached to and believed it needs to be different…

If it’s not learned to just be with your arisen feelings, they will control you. This is because the conditioning of the mind wants to push the feeling away and change it. How this works is, let’s say someone says something to you and you tell yourself you don’t particularly care for what was said, immediately there’s attachment as there’s the feeling of not caring for what was said. Where there’s attachment there’s the tendency to react the conditioned way you always react when someone says something that’s labeled “not cared for”. This is done again and again because of the conditioning in place. Someone says something you don’t care for and you wind up saying something back to them. What you do is take their dissatisfaction and make it your own and then you throw your dissatisfaction back at them. Now basically you are at war.

Feeling aren’t right or wrong, there’s very little facts as to why they arise. The main thing is to allow their energy to remain flowing so it doesn’t get bottled up and form a conditioned story. These stories are formed by attachment to mind patterns that change a simple arisen feeling into a novel; the novel being the arisen feeling needs to be changed. It’s not true any feeling needs to be changed, but that’s what the conditioned energy does, it makes you believe a feeling is unpleasant and a pleasant one would be better. This energy wants to push away the arisen feelings because it doesn’t understand they aren’t right or wrong, they are just what’s there and you don’t have to attach to them…