negative emotions

Ahhh, negative emotions, your favorite, right? Probably not.

We live in a society that so badly wants everyone to be positive all the time, so much so that we sometimes actually feel embarrassed when we’re not feeling positively. We try and hide it, only showing the world the “best” parts of ourselves. It’s as if negative emotions have become some sign of weakness.

I recently learned a new perspective on the importance of negative emotions and I think that experiencing them is not a weakness, but important for mental health, self-awareness, and life overall. Continue reading “negative emotions”