How can we use these emotions to help us get closer to ourselves and to heal the internal wounds from which hate and envy arise?
As with any experience we have, the more we are able to simply allow envy and hatred to be present inside ourselves, the more likely we will be able to integrate and digest both.
Allowing the experience inside of ourselves means to “let it have its way” without attempting to change it in any way and without resisting it or buying into it. If we’re present with ourselves and allow rather than resist our experiences, we can heal.
In my next blog, I’ll talk about some of the strategies we use to NOT be present.