Tuesday, September 20, 2011

How To See Things As They Really Are

"To stop labels from becoming judgments is a practice and a process, eventually evolving into a radical realization: In any experience, if I can become aware of the labels that rise to the surface, I can then also tune into associated assumptions and actual feelings triggered at a subtler level. Then, by making an effort toward awareness and balance, I start to see where I can inject choice into the equation. That itself is the first taste of freedom, opening up into a space in which we experience things in a fresh, new way -- closer to the way they really are." (from the The Neurobiology of 'Labeling' by Viral Mehta).

For full article go here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/viral-mehta/problems-with-assigning-labels_b_970326.html?ref=fb&src=sp&comm_ref=false#sb=1130112,b=facebook

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