Ignorance is Bliss

July 15, 2013

ignorance-is-bliss1… or is it?

If ignorance is bliss, then why aren’t more people happy? Truth is burying your head in the sand does very little to help you heal difficult emotions.

Your emotions are an internal barometer to what is going on in your life. If you are unhappy at all, it is a sign to you that something is wrong and that some part of your life requires attention. 

But we are so busy day-in and day-out, that we do not make the time to check-in with our emotions. We go on automatic pilot and just work off our to-do lists and wonder why happiness continues to elude us?

Here’s the deal… Ignoring your emotions will never make you feel better. It’s an avoidance strategy. It’s much easier to try and anesthesize yourself against those painful emotions then it is to address them head-on and ask yourself how you can transform them to get what you need out of life?

Your emotions tell you everything you need to know about what’s going on with you. If you’re wondering what’s going on with your life in particular and why things are feeling so painful, sad, chaotic, frustrating, angering, depressing or anxious, take a look at these emotions and start to ask yourself why you are feeling them? What or who is causing them? And what would it take to feel better?

Shedding the simple light of consciousness on these emotions will make all the difference in the world with how you feel and how you experience your life. Listen to your emotions, they are telling you what is wrong and what specifically needs healing. Trust me, ignorance is NEVER bliss. Bliss comes about only through conscious healing of your emotionality. Many things in life are meant to be easy; ignorance is something that makes life very hard.

Are you ready to be happy with your life?

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Written by Donnalynn Civello

  • Mark David Fourman, September 12, 2013 Reply

    "If ignorance is bliss, then why aren’t more people happy?" Great comment Donnalyn. I completely agree with you that ignoring painful emotions is an unhealthy path. My take on the topic is aligned with yours. I thought you might find it interesting: http://theotherenlightenment.com/the-only-healthy-way-to-deal-with-painful-emotions/

    • dlcivello, September 13, 2013 Reply

      Hi Mark! Thank you for your support. I LOVE your article - how intelligent - Maximizing, Minimizing and Transforming the pain all bring you a very different outcome. Beautiful insights. Thank you so much for sharing. Always, donnalynn

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