“Moments of Feeling emotionally sad and melancholy can be a profound experience. Being sad and melancholy is suffering.”
There is a profound difference between feeling something or being something. Awareness practice focuses on the intense experience of engaging then watching things rise and fall, never becoming that thing, never grasping onto or holding.
See what it is that Conditioned ego is holding, grasping, and therefore becoming. Breathe deep, again and again, breathe into that thing that you are holding and open your heart and watch if fall. Come back to the place you really are and always have been, the home inside your heart.