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Postby holley on Mon Mar 24, 2008 12:31 pm

Beccy, do you mean venting/processing as identical or sequential processes?

In support of the posted article,Swami Beyondananda states:

"As cells in the body of humanity,we can't expect to stay healthy ourselves by attacking other body parts.
How often do you read of the liver (venting)on the pancreas and claiming the islands of langerhorn?"
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Postby BJB-LMP on Mon Mar 24, 2008 3:17 pm

Dang it, I don't know! :lol:

Umm -- how's this. All venting is processing; not all processing is venting. ("Venting" is a subset of the group "processing." :D ) So processing an experience (also called "integrating") might be: talk therapy, making art, venting, confrontation, re-imagining, posting on a message board, stewing, meditation, or even just plain old noticing something for a moment. Many tools for many situations.

You said:
We might gain from a forgiveness ceremony, rather than venting

So the sequential thing I referred to, is that forgiveness cannot happen until after an experience is "processed." For you, that processing may happen quite quickly and internally, esp. as you are negatively sensitive to venting and it is not effective for you as a processing tool. Then you like to move to forgiveness. I guess when I said "forgiveness follows processing," I just wanted to point out that forgiveness, however necessary, is not a substitute for processing/integrating experience. And for many, the path to forgiveness is a little longer, or includes venting about an incident, or even spirals (venting/forgiveness/more venting/more forgiveness, etc).

Dear lord I hope this makes sense. It seems perfectly simple in my head. :lol:
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Postby Spock on Tue Mar 25, 2008 1:16 pm

How about :
Everyone has a different process for letting go of negativity and so long as it is actually LET GO and nothing is harmed in that process and the energy transformed and transmuted into positivity, it's all good.

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Postby holley on Tue Mar 25, 2008 6:01 pm

"Everyone has a different process for letting go of negativity...." may be true, Spock, but according to Dr Weber (article on pg 1) negativity has the same way of holding on to us, and there's the harm

if you express it, you impress (imprint it in brain stem, neural network, etc)

The definition given for venting; "blowing off steam or
expressing pet peeves and such" does NOT include processing.
Processing converts venting into problem solving or some other therapeutic form (processing/integrating/forgiveness)and is imprinted as such (nice image Beccy).

What Ding did in her posting on her no good no show was therapeutic, in that she went beyond venting to seek a solution.... that's impressive.



Thank you Beccy, Spock for the dialog and Ding for your methodology.
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Venting increases aggressive behavior over time.

Postby holley on Fri Apr 24, 2015 8:56 am

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