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    On Nov 8, 2012 Victoria Fabling wrote:

     When it comes to frying some emotions so I don't become them, I first of all decided as a child which ones I could embrace totally and let go, and which ones to keep at arm's length.   This is part of a maturing process, and I would love the opportunity to sit in a circle with some young children and ask them to draw the emotions which cause a ripple of goodness and which ones to notice, but put back on the shelf.  Why?  because letting them inhabit us and get bigger inside causes a buzzing which is unpleasant to our body and head and everyone around us ... we then have to calm down again, which all seems exhausting.  Best not to go there.  I expect most children have had this experience and have also had the experience of being so happy they jump up and down with excitement.


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