emotional expression

Are You Afraid of Being Happy?

It’s normal for people to have phobias. Most of us know someone who’s afraid of spiders or heights, for example. However, it’s not normal to be afraid of being happy. Being “repulsed” by happiness can be a serious problem for…

Emotions Help Us Meet Our Needs

Everyone has different kinds of needs, as Maslow rightfully explained through his pyramid. Some of our needs are basic, such as eating and protection, others have to do with relationships, such as affection and recognition. Emotions help us meet our…