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How do you feel about…emotions? – Part Two

Have you ever been so upset, hurt or angry that you lashed out at others although you didn’t want to? Do you recall an incident where you went over the top with exhilaration and have fallen down hard? Were you aware of all that but couldn’t stop it, as if your emotions had a mind of their own? Have worries, anxieties and fears sneaked into your life and are preparing for a take-over? Have you perhaps even come to fear certain emotions? No?

Not everybody experiences emotions the same way or reacts emotionally in similar situations; we all have our sweet and sour spots. One read on…

How do you feel about…emotions?

Have you ever googled the phrase “dealing with emotions”? There are about 34,500,000 results, when enclosed in quotation marks 490,000. The advice on how to deal with them (the “negative” ones of course, we are fine with whatever makes us happy) ranges from controlling or venting them to identifying, managing or releasing them.

But there is another possibility: Using them. Not in order to manipulate or control others, but to find out who we are and what we really want. “Using Emotions to read on…