The positive side of negative emotions

Hello my friends! Emotions can influence behavior, but they have other implications, as well. One important function of emotion is to provide information (Schwarz & Clore, 1983). Emotion regulation is driven by epistemic motives when people are motivated to experience emotions to attain certain information. Emotions provide information about oneself and about the world. People…

2 tips to stop negative thinking

Hello my friends! What are the typical ways in which you respond to the triggers you experience? When faced with a difficult situation, emotion, or decision, do you get caught up in thoughts that seem to seize control of your mind—for example, anxious, fearful or angry thoughts? 1. The key to changing your negative thoughts…

Stress Resilience

Hello my friends, “The book of joy” is a wonderful, uplifting and inspirational book by two special people Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu. I want to share with you the following excerpt: “Psychologist Elissa Epel is one of the leading researchers on stress, and she explained to me how stress is supposed to work. Our…

How you relate to yourself affects your potential

Hello my friends! I love this book of Emma Seppala. The title is “The Happiness Track. How to apply the science of happiness to accelerate your success”. It is smart and compassionate! “The truth is that most of us are not kind to ourselves in our quest for success. We’ve been taught that to be…