Negative Thoughts and Emotions are Imperative For Our Survival and Growth

How do negative emotions help you? Let us ponder on that which you probably have never contemplated. But before you proceed, read the first post here. Let us take Sadness as an example. Note that sadness is not depression. Sadness is perceived as a negative emotion to be shunned. Yet it has many benefits as this article by social psychologist Joseph Forgas suggests. Sadness can improve your memory, enhance your judgement, increase your motivation and improve interactions. It makes you pay more attention to external details, because it is a signal that the situation is new, challenging and demands greater attention that the complacency that happiness would normally bring. Worry is anoth

Dealing with Negative Emotions and Understanding the Polarities of Emotions

In any moment of decision the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing. --- Theodore Roosevelt Before you read further, I hope you have read the previous post. So what should you do with negative emotions and thoughts? Here are a few simple but effective techniques – Acknowledge and accept them – they are as much a part of you as positive thoughts are. Do not rush to change your emotional state or suppress or repress them. Do not internalize your emotional energy which causes physical bodily harm. Do not use this energy in a destructive manner or damage your interpersonal relationships. Use this energy constr

Emotions are Real and not Surreal

E-Motions = Energy in Motion. This article is a continuation of the previous one. Emotions are energy that is manifested into the body in a particular dimension that cannot be seen or measured in any concrete way. There is so much scientific evidence in the past few decades that emotions are nothing but energy that has manifested itself in a particular form and has been labelled as a particular emotion using words that we are familiar with. Emotions are real and not surreal. We are born into and grown up in a world that is dysfunctional, emotionally repressive and spiritually hostile even if religiously gregarious. We are born into a world of words used as labels and have pre-inclination t

Why Positive Thinking Sucks and Negative Emotions Are Essential

The subject line by itself should make you immensely curious, since this is contrary to everything that every trainer, article, or counsellor is telling you. And yet it is true. It is so easy to tell people to be positive all the time and so difficult to implement it in your day-to-day life, unless of course, you are one of those lucky beings to be far away from being the average householder living an average city life. E-Motions = Energy in Motion Movere, from the Latin, means to move. Exmovere or emovere means to move out, hence to excite. The roots for motion and emotion are virtually identical. So taking action means to move something inside of us, to stir something up, so utilize the

Five Steps to a Truly Transformational Journey Starting Now

If you can fill the unforgiving minute With sixty seconds’ worth of distance run, Yours is the Earth and everything that’s in it, And—which is more—you’ll be a Man, my son! These words, which always enchant me, no matter how many times I read them, are from the poem “If” by Joseph Rudyard Kipling a Victorian journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist. You would certainly know his work of fiction, “The Jungle Book”. In 1907, at the age of 42, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, making him the first English-language writer to receive the prize, and its youngest recipient to date. The very first step in your journey towards transforming yourself cannot be exaggerated… Use Eve

How to Boost Your Self-Confidence Easily

If you’re looking for ways you can become more confident If you want to know some practical strategies to become more confident If you are not sure why you are lacking confidence Read on… Not everyone is born with a high level of self–confidence. Sometimes it can be hard to develop confidence, whether because of personal experiences that have caused you to lose confidence or suffering from low self–esteem. There are a couple of handy things you can do to build your confidence. Some of these are just little changes to your frame of mind, and others are things you have to work on for a bit longer to get used to them. Top tips for building self–confidence Take pride in what you have already ach

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