Home » Understanding emotions » Page 2Sajid was strolling in the woods in peace, far away from the din of his city. It was a quiet, serene ambience and he loved every minute of this holy re-connection with nature. Suddenly, a barking noise came from behind the trees that surrounded the trail. He was sure … Read more What is fear, and what causes phobias?
Home » Understanding emotions » Page 2This article will discuss the psychology of love with a special focus on what determines who we fall in love with. The emotion of love is the opposite of the emotion of hatred. While hatred is an emotion that motivates us to avoid pain, love is an emotion that motivates … Read more The psychology of love (explained)
Home » Understanding emotions » Page 2In this article, we’ll explore the nature of hatred, reasons behind feelings of hatred, and how a hater’s mind works. Hatred is an emotion that we experience when we feel that someone or something is a threat to our happiness, success, and well-being. The feelings of hatred are there … Read more What causes feelings of hatred?
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?
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
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?
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