Tag: Dealing with Feelings

This Will Help You Appreciate Disappointment For the First Time

This Will Help You Appreciate Disappointment For the First Time

There doesn’t seem to be anything redeeming about disappointment. It’s not exactly a feeling one appreciates.  But there actually IS a gift inherent in disappointment. This post is #4 in a series of 10: Ten Basic Emotions and their Messages. The central point is:  The human […]

Why Your Sadness is All Good

Why Your Sadness is All Good

I know, being sad is a bummer. Most people don’t want to sign up for experiencing sadness.  It’s not exactly pleasant. However, sadness is actually an important part of the human experience. Just like it is important that our cells die off and replace themselves. […]

How to Get Better at Dealing with Tears

How to Get Better at Dealing with Tears

Why is dealing with tears so hard sometimes? People apologize for their tears in therapy all the time.  They say “I told myself I wasn’t going to cry today”.  Or I will see them actively try to stop their tears.  And this is IN THERAPY. […]

Why the Feelings You Are Tempted to Avoid Are Actually Your Keys to Success

Why the Feelings You Are Tempted to Avoid Are Actually Your Keys to Success

Did you know that the unpleasant feelings you experience are essentially a cleansing system? Yes.  They are arrows pointing to what needs to be changed, updated or upgraded. The hard part about the unpleasant feelings is that you might find yourself avoiding them or tempted […]