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Painful Emotions

How To Find The Upside Of Negative Emotions

meQuilibrium | Posted 09.18.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Your goal isn't to prevent any and all negative emotions (or repress them, which is worse), but to metabolize them the way you would food: Get what you need from it and let the rest go.

Never Waste a Good Trigger: Part Two

Ana Forrest | Posted 06.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Ana Forrest

We can use emotional and physical triggers to lead us onto a path of discovery. The unwinding and healing of the trauma trail has many steps. Each step taken is an act of power, which also builds self-respect.

The Pain That Shapes Our Internal Terrain

Raymond Torres | Posted 01.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Raymond Torres

We rarely communicate a thought that isn't contaminated in one way or another by some form of pain. Our thought and social life has been compromised by our imperfect interactions, which are grounded in latent animosities.

Why Some People Learn From Bad Experiences Better Than Others

Wray Herbert | Posted 08.30.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

Why do only some people succeed at learning from their bad experiences, while others fail? It turns out that some of us may have a more adaptive style of self-reflection than others.