Emotions and the brain are closely related, with the brain playing a central role in the experience and expression of emotions. Emotions are complex psychological and physiological states that are typically associated with specific thoughts, behaviors, and changes in the body. The brain plays a key role in the experience of emotions by processing emotional stimuli and generating emotional responses. Learn more
Feelings versus Emotions
Feelings and emotions are closely related, but they are not the same thing. Feelings are the physical sensations that we experience in our bodies, such as a racing heart or butterflies in the stomach. Emotions, on the other hand, are mental and psychological states that we experience in response to certain events or stimuli. Learn more
Generational Trauma as it Relates to Emotions
Generational trauma is a term that refers to the emotional and psychological effects of trauma that are passed down from one generation to the next. This can happen when a person experiences trauma, such as abuse, war, or natural disasters, and the trauma affects their emotional and psychological well-being in a way that leads to problems in their relationships, behavior, and overall well-being. These problems can then be passed down to the next generation, who may experience similar emotional and psychological problems as a result. Learn more
Emotionally Unwell Parents and the Impact on their Child’s Emotional Development
Emotionally unwell parents can have a significant impact on the emotional development of their child. When parents are not able to manage their own emotions in healthy ways, it can create a stressful and chaotic environment for their child. This can interfere with the child’s ability to develop healthy emotional skills and understanding, and can even lead to emotional and behavioral problems in the child. Learn more
The Development of Emotions and Learned Behavioral Response
The development of emotions is a complex and ongoing process that begins in infancy and continues throughout our lives. In infants, emotions are relatively simple and are primarily focused on basic needs and survival. Learn more
Master Your Emotions
Master Your Emotions
Mastering your emotions is a lifelong process that involves learning to understand and manage your emotional responses to the events and situations that you encounter in your life. There are several key strategies that can help you to master your emotions Learn more
Emotions and the Impact on Habits
Emotions and Habits
Emotions and habits are related in several ways. First, our emotions can play a role in the formation of habits. When we repeatedly engage in a certain behavior and it leads to a positive emotional outcome, such as feeling happy or satisfied, that positive emotional outcome can reinforce the behavior and make it more likely that we will continue to engage in it in the future. Over time, this can lead to the formation of a habit. Learn more
Emotions and the Impact on Motivation
Human emotion plays a significant role in motivation. Positive emotions such as happiness, joy, and excitement can lead to increased motivation, while negative emotions such as sadness, anger, and fear can decrease motivation. For example, if you are feeling happy and excited about a task, you are more likely to be motivated to complete it. On the other hand, if you are feeling sad and down, you may be less motivated to do the task. Emotions can also impact motivation in more indirect ways. Learn more
How to Reframe a Situation (CBT Technique)
Here’s something you didn’t learn in school: the narrative of your experiences is written by you. There’s good news and bad news.
The bad news – if you have a negative, victim-based narrative of how you’re feeling, that’s on you.
The good news – you have the ability to craft a different story of your experiences. Learn more
How to Stop Emotional Eating
You’re aware that you are an emotional eater. Logically, you’re probably now wondering how to stop emotional eating.
There’s good and bad news.
The bad news – the longer you’ve been emotionally eating, the harder it will be stop emotional eating.
The good news – it is possible to stop emotional eating. 🙂
Stop Emotional Eating
Here are some steps you can take to stop emotional eating.