6 Ways To Avoid Your Unpleasant Emotions

6 Ways To Avoid Your Unpleasant Emotions

Sadness, anger, frustration, fear, shame, envy, resentment, guilt, stress, boredom, anxiety, depression, overwhelm, confusion, grief, unworthiness, loneliness – there are many unpleasant emotions. And let’s be honest, they feel icky. We don’t like them. We don’t want...
The Positive Highly Sensitive Person

The Positive Highly Sensitive Person

A few years ago, I discovered that I am a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP). One of the key traits of an HSP is that our emotions are tuned a lot higher than the average person which brings about a number of challenges in life, especially in social situations and...
The Emotional Carousel

The Emotional Carousel

The Emotional Carousel that encompasses the inner emotional turmoil gathered through the journey of life. It lays in the wake of our existence, sometimes gentle vibrating, sometimes engulfs every essence of you and sometimes it feels like it has vacated somewhere new...
Creating new emotion concepts for a better day

Creating new emotion concepts for a better day

This is a brief exploration into emotions, and how they relate to our daily experiences. We often don’t pay much attention to them, unless they are so strong we feel overwhelmed. It may feel as though they have a life of their own, but is that really the case?...
Grief: How to cope with it

Grief: How to cope with it

Theoretical models for grief Some early ideas on grief advocate a cognitive adaptation theory (CAT) (1983) that postulates that after a trauma comes personal growth permeated through maintenance of self-protection processes and the boost of self-esteem (Taylor, 1983)....
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