Transmutation Lab



alchemy of heavy emotions

Updated 8/11/2021

National Academy of Sciences

Below is the sequence of transmuting heavier emotions into useful signals, and eventually into growth and self-discovery. This will be a ever-expanding list. Suggestions are welcome.


Guilt —> Remorse–> Releasing Shame–> Self-Forgiveness–>Freedom

Envy —> Inspiration–>Self-Acceptance

Anger–> Valuation–> Empowerment

Shame–> Honesty–> Expression–> Courage–>Self-Love

Despair—> Awareness–> Re-Claiming Values–> Purpose

Frustration—> Releasing Judgment–>Acceptance

Resentment–> Boundaries–> Self-Worth

Loneliness —> Self-Discovery–> Intimacy

Sadness —> Grief–>Honoring the Loss –> Empathy

Fear —> Protection–>Discernment

Judgment —> Self-Awareness–> Self-acceptance

Arrogance—>Self-Worth–> Confidence–> Authentic Humility

Anxiety–> Clarity–>Discernment–>Surrender–>Trust

Pity —-> Advocacy

Confusion —> Pause–> Listen–> Conviction

Desperation--> Pause–> Harnessing the Energy of Urgency–> Clarity–> Stillness–> Abundance

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