Tag: Trust Your Feelings

Joy.  Who Has Time for That? Here’s One Reason to Pay Attention to it.

Joy. Who Has Time for That? Here’s One Reason to Pay Attention to it.

Joy.  Yes, that feeling you want, that everybody wants, but you never want to have to think about it. Let me be honest.  When I read headlines that mention happiness or joy, I’m like “sure, but I have really important things to do like help […]

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 […]

This is What Happens When Anger Shows Up

This is What Happens When Anger Shows Up

The human emotional system is built as a messaging system. Each emotion has a general message it wants to convey.  Once that message is delivered, the emotion or the wave of that emotion can subside. Sometimes it takes a little time for the emotion to […]

The Best Way to Start Trusting Your Feelings

The Best Way to Start Trusting Your Feelings

Feelings don’t exactly have a good reputation in terms of being accurate, so I know they might be hard to trust. How can you trust your feelings? The best place to start (bear with me for 2 seconds) is by understanding a basic tenet of […]