Practice will not eliminate negative emotions. Emotions are part of the palette of life, part of the way consciousness moves. Not only can’t you get rid of them, but you’d feel empty and impoverished if you did. Practice can change your relationship to emotions, so that instead of being swamped by certain feeling states, you can hold them, contain them, see into their essence, and ultimately, use emotions in the service of your liberation.
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I love this post. There are so many complicated writings about all this and you have kept it very simple and understandable. It all feels doable when explained in simple terms. Thanks for this one. /)