124 N17 Negative Emotion – Numb



Devoid of feeling in respect of engaging in emotional connections

Practical Tips

  1. Be aware that emotional Numbness could be a  form of self protection, waiting for the conscious mind to take over and move forward.
  2. Once recognised, we have a choice as to what we fill our mind with.
  3. Choose carefully, what we think about, we bring about.

Beliefs and Affirmations

My emotional awareness recognises that if I feel Numb, it’s for a reason and I can address it, if I choose to.


(How to make it very HARD to feel the negative emotion)

The only time I will allow myself to feel………………………Numb, is when I’m not aware that I can change my state.


Example Challenges

I’ve run into the car in front at the traffic light! (No one injured), I feel very shaken!!   (DC012)



“There’s much to be said for feeling numb. Time passes more quickly. You eat less, and because numbness encourages laziness, you do fewer things, good or bad, and the world’s probably a better place for it.”
– Doug Coupland