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)....
What Drives You Mad?

What Drives You Mad?

Be honest… you get angry when virtually every driver you meet ploughs through traffic lights on red, right? Or when the ‘phone rings constantly with people trying to sell you something that you don’t want or need. Such daily annoyances can build up and lead to...
Accept the Monsters

Accept the Monsters

Feelings are a tricky thing for us human beings. If they are positive, then usually everything is fine. But if they are negative we often try to hide them and cover them up. But, if we deny our feelings they can easily grow and take huge dimensions, they can become...
Moments of Envy- Into Positive Action

Moments of Envy- Into Positive Action

This blog will look at the emotion of envy. We have all had times when we look at what other people have achieved and feel that pang of envy. We try and brush off our feelings, even feel ashamed of ourselves. We might even hope that everything goes wrong for that...
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