I would sit outdoors on the stairs and cry during my lunch break. This may sound the intro to a drama series, but it actually happened to me. As I believe happens to many people out there.
During a short period of my life, this was my reality every day of the week. I was so unhappy and stressed at my job back then, that crying over my lunch break was the only thing offering a sense of relief. At the time, I used to tell myself that it was not that bad. That what I felt was j
Emotions play a crucial role in our lives. They are our emotional inner compass guiding us through our actions and decisions. We all experience positive and negative emotions in different ways and levels of intensity. We also express our emotions differently, based on several factors such as, upbringing, cultural and societal norms and personality. There is also a tendency to pay more attention and dwell on negative experiences and emotions, than on positive ones. Researchers
We are all conscious beings, able to feel, think, create. How is self-consciousness different from self-awareness though? In simple terms, being conscious means being aware of one’s body and environment. While self-awareness is the recognition of that consciousness, it is the acknowledgement of our own existence. In other words, when you are self-conscious, you are thinking; when you are self-aware, you realize that you are a thinking being and hence thinking about your own t
How often do we let negative feelings overwhelming us? Whether is anger, fear, jealousy, guilt, shame, pride. Have you stopped to ask yourself what good are they doing you? What purpose are they serving? More commonly than not we tend to cling onto negative emotions and let them spread into our relationships with others. We are angry at our spouse for forgetting to buy milk, we feel jealous of a colleague over a recent promotion, we fear our boss due to the latest downsizing,