Monthly Archives July 2011

7 Reasons Why We Share Our Emotions

7 Reasons Why We Share Our Emotions

When we get a promotion at work, get engaged, or buy ourselves a new outfit we are quick to share the exciting and happy news with our loved ones and friends. Conversely, we share life events that cause us sadness or make us upset. Whether we share negative or positive emotions, as social beings we have a need to share our feelings and stories with those around us.

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Change your lens: How “prescriptions” impact the way we see the world.

Change your lens: How “prescriptions” impact the way we see the world.

As human beings it is inevitable that we will face difficult and upsetting situations. Some are not in our control (e.g. losing a loved one), some we do not ever expect or can ever prepare for (e.g. natural disasters), and some of them are inevitable (e.g. job loss, relationship problems, etc.). In many cases what differentiates those who overcome these obstacles from those who are overwhelmed by them is how we interpret life events.

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