Music released my demons - Emotion Tracker
Music released my demons. I want to begin with a story form spring 2016. I was about to travel to Stockholm to see Adele perform but just before we left, I had huge argument with my sister. We had not fought like that in years but this time it was real with crying and yelling. The …
Do you ever feel like you are just too much for others? - Emotion Tracker
Do you ever feel like you are just #toomuch for others? Do you ever feel like this? Like you are a fireworks in the dessert? Like you are rainbow and others are grey? Like everyones true emotions are hidden behind still faces? Like you are just #crazy and definitely #toomuch? Me too. And it’s a shame …
I'm fine, thanks (but you're not) - Emotion Tracker
“I’m fine, thanks” (but you’re not) I understand that this reply is often appropriate. Easy, automatic, move on. And besides, we should not share our souls to people who do not understand to appreciate the gift of us showing our vulnerability by telling how we really feel. But in safe environments, why do we so often …
Can you separate between the fact and the added layers? - Emotion Tracker
Can you separate between the fact and the added extra layers? “Emotion, which is suffering, ceases to be suffering as soon as we form a clear and precise picture of it” Benedictus Spinoza Oh my God! Oh my God! I cannot handle this! Have you ever noticed that we often tend to exaggerate situations? How …
Emotion Tracker: Trust
Without trust people do not share their true opinions or thoughts. Trust can be detected as a activity in pleasure areas in the brain and it increases the endorphin production. People who are trusted, perform much better than the people who lack trust. Trust has many meanings and more detailed inspection reveals that is has many dimensions.
Emotion Tracker: Sadness
Sadness comes when you lose something important to you. Thinking slows down, the pace of life stops. Your mind is heavy. Your happiness, your energy, at worst your zest for life, have gone missing. Grief is like a psychological amputation. Your mind revolves around the loss and you cannot think about anything else. Even though it’s tough, sadness has to be mourned and grieved for it to pass.
Emotion Tracker: Stress
Stress is a situation in which individual is under pressure and the capabilities that are available, are not sufficient. We know many issues that stress people: constant hurry, wrong work, noise, too much responsibility or sudden life-events. But the pivotal question in stress is actually whether the stress is temporary or long term?
Emotion Tracker: Guilt
You recognize a sense of guilt when you have broken something that you believe in. You feel that you have offended your own values or social norms. Guilt awakens the desire to mend the situation, reconcile and make up. Feeling of guilt that stems from time to time, is normal and healthy part of life, but if it becomes constant emotion, it is draining and consuming.
Emotion Tracker: Proud
Pride is awaken when you attach yourself to something positive and to something you value. Pride is a great feeling even though historically it has always been considered as a negative feeling. We have many sayings that warn us from not being too proud but in the current studies, the feeling of pride is perceived as a positive feeling. Pride gives us more confidence and adds to our energy. We often feel strong and able.
Emotion Tracker: Fear
Fear is an anxious feeling, caused by our anticipation of some imagined event or experience. Important to notice and repeat: fear is imagined, anticipated threat – rarely a real thing standing in front of us. So fear is a product of our imagination and often has very little to do with reality.
Emotion Tracker: Excitement
Enjoy your excitement! Live it to the fullest because it is feeling that many long after! Excitement (or enthusiasm) is a feeling that lifts your energy levels and it enables you to grab the opportunities that come into your way. You feel yourself energized, creative and even spontaneous. Your performance power is excellent at this moment and you should utilize it, for example by doing a task that you have postponed or felt is difficult.
Emotion Tracker: Embarrassment
Embarrassment is a haunting feeling, and that’s why so easy to recognize! Embarrassment is often caused by when one is forced to be at a center of attention or invasion of privacy. Embarrassment significantly reduces one’s performance by paralyzing thinking and by destroying one’s ability to make decisions. Mind feels cluttered, and we would like to sink underground. It seems that in today’s society, feeling embarrassed is our biggest fear and the fear of being ridiculed, is something we try…
Emotion Tracker: Disgust
Disgust is one of the most powerful negative emotions what you can experience. Disgust originally meant to protect us by guiding us away from harmful things, such as contaminated food. The moral disgust is based more on the feeling that you experience something to be unfair and you feel that your sense of justice has been violated.