Dear Emotions, Stop Dictating My Life!

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That Snarky Vegan Girl

There is this thing calledEmotional Sobriety.  It can be a confusing term for some.  Does it mean being happy, joyous, and free?  Not exactly.  Emotional Sobriety is not so much about how one feels…”I feel good or bad,” but more about the overall ability to actually feel ones feelings.  When we get sober, we are restored to sanity, but that doesn’t mean being “happy, joyous, and free” all the time.  What it is about is being in the moment…the present moment.  No matter what that looks like.  It is about what we are experiencing at any given moment.  Is it possible to be present in all of your feelings, without letting any single one of them define you?  Not an easy task.  But possible.

I often still feel, in sobriety, completely overtaken by annoying pin pricks under my skin.  You know…that feeling…where you are totally…

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