What causes jealousy, and how to identify it?

Home » Understanding emotions » Page 2In this article, we’ll discuss what causes jealousy, and how to identify jealous people from their behaviour. Aqib and Saqib were two classmates in an engineering college. After graduation, Aqib desperately searched for a job for months but couldn’t find one. He started to doubt his ability to ever finding … Read more What causes jealousy, and how to identify it?

Understanding anxiety and social anxiety

Home » Understanding emotions » Page 2This article will discuss the main things you need to keep in mind while understanding anxiety and social anxiety. When worry becomes more real than a passing thought and gets mixed with fear and a sense of loss of control, the feelings of anxiety are experienced by a person. The symptoms of … Read more Understanding anxiety and social anxiety

What causes feelings of guilt?

Home » Understanding emotions » Page 2This article explores what causes feelings of guilt and the concept of accumulated or carried over guilt. Guilt is an emotion that we experience when we do something that we consider to be ‘wrong’. Our perceptions of ‘right’ and ‘wrong’ comprise our values so when we do something that goes against … Read more What causes feelings of guilt?

Why suppressing emotions is bad for you

Home » Understanding emotions » Page 2In this article, we’ll discuss two closely related phenomena- suppressing emotions and emotional numbness. Suppose something very bad happens to you that causes you a great deal of emotional pain. Now there are three possible things that you could do: Fix whatever went wrong if possible. Express your bad … Read more Why suppressing emotions is bad for you