The capacity for feeling and managing emotions
is of utmost importance. Emotions are our connection to life; without
them we are stale, hollow, and cut off from true fulfillment, but
when they get out of control, we experience distress and discouragement.
Self-blocking occurs on the emotional level, not the mental or intellectual
level. The emotional level is where we are most unconscious. People
who have achieved self-acceptance and emotional mastery have developed
the capacity for feeling deeply, without resistance, whatever is happening
in their inner life. Most of us do not do this but block feelings
from entering consciousness, resulting in emotional imbalance and
This section contains excerpts from Emotional Clearing and
other writings by John Ruskan to give you an introduction to this
vital work and the cutting-edge techniques you will find here.