Emotions

Emotions are one of life’s fundamental pillars. Basic emotions like sadness, joy, fear, anger, surprise, and disgust, along with all other emotions, configure our day to day lives. In this category, find articles which explain what causes them and how to control them.

Emotional Contagion and Empathy

Surely you’ve met a friend who was very happy and excited about a project and their enthusiasm overwhelmed you so much that it motivated you to explore your own ideas. Perhaps you later ran into a former classmate who told…

Anxiety as an Ally, not an Enemy

Many people repress and deny their anxiety in order to avoid experiencing it. This is because the discomfort is so embarrassing to them and they don’t even think twice before reacting. Instead, they may put all of their efforts into…

I Hope You’re Well

I hope you’re well, at home, and taking care of yourself and your loved ones. I hope that, in the days to come, you and your loved ones won’t be suffering. My wish for you is that you’ll be protected…

Desperation: When You Think All Is Lost

Desperation is a poison that turns off your hopes, motivations, and energy little by little. It’s the scab that permanent disappointment leaves and the thorn that makes you breathe through bitterness until you’re immersed in a dangerous psychological trap.  In…

Sunday Afternoon Anxiety

Sunday afternoon anxiety is an internal discomfort that often affects people on Sunday afternoons and evenings. Those who experiment it feel unease, sadness, nostalgia, and even an annoying sense of emptiness. But they can’t quite describe why. Sunday afternoon marks the…

Learning to Say How You Feel

Learning to say how you feel isn’t easy. Where can you start? You know what to say about your favorite TV show. It’s also fairly easy to describe other people’s actions and what others are doing or saying. However, understanding…

Jealousy is Useless and a Waste of Time

Is jealousy about love? This is a common question in romantic relationships. However, jealousy is useless and not at all about true love; it doesn’t mean a person loves you or matters to you. Experiencing this unpleasant, complex emotion indicates the…

Calm in the Midst of Chaos

It isn’t easy to live in the midst of chaos. It isn’t easy to keep your balance when the onslaught comes and when the wind swirls around your head and whispers messages of fear and uncertainty in your ear. We’re…