February 11


Why You Should Strengthen Your Emotional Vocabulary

By Margaret

February 11, 2019

Everyone of us have emotions. We feel various emotions when something good happens to us, when something bad happens to us, and when life is good, just the way that it should be. But, if you’re labeling your emotions only as good or bad, it is time to expand your vocabulary. When you are in touch with your emotions, it broadens your horizons and perspective on life, and helps you become the best person that you can possibly be.

Key Takeaways:

  • A user on Instagram saw her post on feelings aren’t good or bad and then asked her: “How do we call the bad ones then?”
  • Humans have learned how to express and manage pleasant feelings like happiness or excitement, and would much better not express the unpleasant ones.
  • An expert states that when something bad happens, we usually become alert and our brains become kidnapped by the emotional part.

“When I say feelings aren’t “good” or “bad,” I’m talking about the moral value we’ve placed on them.”

Read more: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-gen-y-psy/201901/why-you-should-strengthen-your-emotional-vocabulary

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