I loved Brett’s sharing of the fire alarm experience. The way I see it through my mindfulness trainings filter is that strong emotion is the body’s way of saying something is off and you should take a look. Often when I go in and dig deeper what I find is that I’m operating under a false premise. Like that the fire alarm shouldn’t have gone off (it did) and that I will feel better if I blame. Usually I find I don’t. In this case Brett discovered he was wrong, and all that emotion was for naught. Often that’s the case. When I learn to go in thinking I probably don’t know so much it usually serves. And that, takes practice!

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