Feeling Bad? Express your bad feelings to help you uncover their truth on the Feeling Bad forum.
James: moncriefjames [@] yahoo [dot] com
This forum I hope will be something of a place for people to feel free to express some of their bad feelings. I understand there are great limitations in doing it by writing, especially with the mind getting in the way too much, however writing about my bad feelings has helped me greatly over the years along with my speaking about them.
So the general principle of the Feel Bad Forum is a place where people can write about their bad feelings. The writing, as I said, being a poor second cousin to actually speaking about them, however not everyone can speak about them freely in their lives. And one can write about them with the understanding that by doing so they are acknowledging they do feel bad, and are seeking to express their bad feeling rather than keep it in and deny it. And then to go even further and to write about it with the added intention of trying to uncover what it is that is making one feel bad, this being doing your feeling-healing.
And I hope it will be a place for people to take it seriously, with the intention of trying to find out why they are feeling bad, and not just seeing it as yet another place on the web where they can vent all their pent up anger and rage at everyone.
So please understand the forums are a place to express your bad feelings. If you feel bad in any way, from a pain in your little toe to a deep emotional, mental or spiritual crisis pain, feel free to write about all your yuk. And don't hold back. Even express yourself using 'bad' language if you feel too, because when you feel bad, you feel fucking awful. So don't be afraid to bring it all out.
And also please understand, it's not about speaking about your bad feelings with the intention of getting help from other members of the forum as to how you might heal yourself or fix your problems, it's simply a place to vent it all, to express it all, to bring it up and out of you, all whilst you long to uncover the truth of it all.
Of course forum members can communicate with each other behind the scenes if they feel they can help, but remember that often such help will lead to yet more bad feeling denial. Which of course is okay if this is what you want, but not okay if your intention is to start honouring and accepting and expressing your bad feelings, all so you can uncover the truth of them.
One worry you might have is that if you start to acknowledge and go with your bad feelings, you'll be swamped by them, over taken by them, bringing upon yourself yet more misery and depression and with no way of dealing with it, no way of working through it, no way of keeping your head above water. And this may be so, you might start to open your Pandora's Box with all hell breaking loose, and you may need to seek more professional help. However if you can't do that, this is where your longing for the truth of your bad feelings comes in, wanting to uncover the deeper reasons why you are feeling bad. And the Feeling-Healing process is self-supportive in this.
Feeling-Healing is a means of self-therapy, it's loving oneself through complete feeling acceptance. However, as we're all so heavily conditioned to deny so many of our feelings, so there's a lot of effort required to actually live in the opposite way. And I would ideally love for the forum members who understand such principles and live with the benefit of applying them to their lives, to help others to understand all they go through in the ongoing true healing of themselves.
So to conclude, please feel free to say whatever you like in the way of bad stuff. But try and stick to expressing your feelings, not just getting carried away in your mind and seeing it as a place to vent you anger at someone or the world. And if you want to take the next step and use your feelings to help you uncover the truth of why you are feeling them, then using the forum with that intention will also help you.
I myself cannot specifically offer any one any healing help. The forum is not meant to be used as a crutch and yet another way to deny bad feelings. I can only offer some of my healing experiences and all I understand the Feeling-Healing process to involve. But as I am lousy at expressing my bad feelings, so there will no doubt be limitations to my understanding.
So we’re setting out to break new ground. And if you want to be involved, to have a go, to see if you gain anything from it, please join in. Everyone is welcome.
Feeling Bad forum
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