Feelings: Our Emotional Self
“Feelings, nothing more than feelings….” Albert Morris song. Nothing more than feelings? That’s like saying nothing more than life. Life is feeling – feeling alive. Some people can’t even describe how they feel. I’ve heard others say, “I am dead inside, I feel numb.”
Love, hate, sorrow, joy and fear are considered the 5 universal emotions. Add shame in there. It’s a strong emotion for many of us.
The denial or distortion of our emotions cause most of our issues. Do you allow yourself to feel and express your emotions without fear of judgment or rejection? Here’s an interesting post about why we need to feel.