I appreciate the generosity of so many who responded to my request last week to answer: "What is your most pressing question about managing your emotions?" It was a cascade of compelling questions with words that expressed emotional anguish … anxiety, irritability, panic, sadness, shame, negativity, stuck – to name just a few.
It appears that meditation is being talked about and promoted in every corner of our culture these days. The most popular form is called "mindfulness meditation," which promotes quiet sitting. But if you’re struggling with out of control emotions you may need to proceed with caution.