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Untitled Document. Emotions Are A Resource, Not A Crutch. Ever since Darwin, and perhaps long before him, it has been theorized that our emotions play a crucial role in adapting to our environment.

Emotions Are A Resource, Not A Crutch

This means that emotions are not just an inconvenient byproduct of consciousness, but a form of higher cognition – an ability for living beings to experience their world in deeper and more complex ways. Humans are a species that thrive on social relations, and our emotions become a gauge on morality and justice. They help facilitate our interactions by giving us clues on how to connect with others in meaningful and productive ways. Home - Emoclear Self-Helpapedia.

Wave of Emotions. Emotions Are A Resource, Not A Crutch. Lack of Emotions. This is a counseling session for a lack of emotions.

Lack of Emotions

If you would like personalized help with a lack of emotions or another issue, click on the button to find out more. Also read my Counseling Blog for even more free self help tools: Be one of the first people invited to my new Facebook page! I am looking forward to interacting with your comments and posts. The Counseling Situation My question is how do I get my feelings back? I asked for more information to write the most helpful counseling response. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. How can I successfully identify and release my emotions? - emotions meditation emotional. Emotions – How To Understand, Identify and Release Your Emotions. Home -> Free Articles - Emotions - How To Understand, Identify Release Your Emotions. · What Are Emotions – Feelings?

Emotions – How To Understand, Identify and Release Your Emotions

Different people define emotions in different ways. Some make a distinction between emotions and feelings saying that a feeling is the response part of the emotion and that an emotion includes the situation or experience, the interpretation, the perception, and the response or feeling related to the experience of a particular situation. For the purposes of this article, I use the terms interchangeably. John D. How can I successfully identify and release my emotions? - emotions meditation emotional. Six Steps (en) Introduction Most people find it easier to learn focusing through individual instruction than through simply reading about it.

Six Steps (en)

The actual process of focusing, experienced from the inside, is fluid and open, allowing great room for individual differences and ways of working. Yet to introduce the concepts and flavor of the technique, some structure can be useful. We offer one approach here: six steps. Although these steps may provide a window into focusing, it is important to remember that they are not THE six steps.

There are other ways of describing the focusing process. So, with the caveat that what follows is a simple scaffolding for you to use as long as it's useful and then to move beyond, we offer to you six steps, a taste of the process. What follows is a lightly edited excerpt from The Focusing Manual, chapter four of Focusing. The inner act of focusing can be broken down into six main sub-acts or movements.

Think of this as only the basics. Clearing a space. Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think (9780898621280): Dennis Greenberger, Christine Padesky. Rock Your Day. Feeling Words. Revenge. The passion for revenge is strong and sometimes almost overwhelming.


Why Resisting Your Emotions Actually Intensifies Them. Do you resist your emotions, or do you allow yourself to feel your feelings fully?

Why Resisting Your Emotions Actually Intensifies Them

I used to resist my emotions and only welcomed the good feelings, while fighting back the ones that seemed too much to handle. However, I came to realize that it was my thoughts about those emotions (not the actual emotions) that I was fearful of. I didn't want to experience an intense emotion because the idea of losing control seemed frightening. Breaking The Chains. Condescending Attitude You know those people who spend most of their time critical of everything and everyone, where it seems like every encounter is a battleground for proving supremacy?

Breaking The Chains

They say malicious, hateful, contemptuous things and try to make others, who they unconsciously consider to be adversaries, feel small. You can see this phenomenon all over the […] Continue Reading » Challenge Yourself Through Physical Exercise There are some very good psychological reasons, along with the obvious health benefits, to challenge yourself through daily physical exercise. Continue Reading » Projecting Discomfort Onto Your Partner I watched an uncomfortable scene unfold at a coffee shop that will serve as a good example for a type of abuse that occurs in romantic relationships.

Continue Reading » Relatedness Continue Reading » Emotional Skills Toolkit. We often hear from people who feel overwhelmed by stress, family, work and relationship problems, health challenges, and painful emotions.

Emotional Skills Toolkit

They’ve tried many approaches to help themselves feel better, but they just can’t seem to follow through, or what they’ve done hasn't helped them enough. If this sounds familiar, you know that it’s all too easy to become discouraged when you’re stuck. The problem is not willpower—all the willpower in the world won’t matter if you can’t manage stress or keep your emotions in balance. The good news: you can learn these important emotional skills, no matter your age or the obstacles you face. That’s what this free online program teaches. Emotional Intelligence.

What is emotional intelligence?

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence (EQ) is the ability to identify, use, understand, and manage emotions in positive ways to relieve stress, communicate effectively, empathize with others, overcome challenges, and defuse conflict. Emotional intelligence impacts many different aspects of your daily life, such as the way you behave and the way you interact with others.