Emotions

Here is Why You Should Learn to Embrace Your Anger

Anger doesn’t feel good. It makes our hearts race and our palms sweat. It makes us feel anxious and scared. We grow up in a society driven by the …

Anger

How Sadness Can Unlock True Happiness

<i>Times of sadness can be difficult to live through, but in fact, they are a time of huge growth and expansion. Tough circumstances compel you to look</i> …

Happiness

‘Emotional Diversity’ Is More Important Than Happiness

Happiness may be a state of mind, but it’s also a state of body. We already know that stress is bad for our health, and in recent years, a growing …

Research

Why Getting Angry Can Make You Happier in the Long Run

Nobody likes painful or unpleasant experiences—but they may be necessary in order for us to feel truly happy, according to new research in the <i>Journal</i> …

Happiness

Are You Wired For Resilience?

<b>Interview with George Bonanno</b><p>If you knew you had the resilience to recover from almost any challenge or experience, what might you do differently? Would you go after your dream job, even if you weren’t sure you were good enough? Would you tell someone you loved them, even if you weren’t sure of …

Positive Thinking

Professor develops 'emotional assistant' for Alzheimer's

University of Waterloo too helps fix ‘emotional disconnect’ and support caregivers<p>University of Waterloo computer scientists have developed an …

Emotional Intelligence

CBC Life

<i>Turn that frown upside down</i>. It's a suggestion that, timed perfectly, really only makes one want to turn a building into rubble.<p>It's not so much our …

'Brexit and the British' Examines the Emotional State of a Divided Union

With tempers frayed and friendships tested following the Brexit referendum, it's easy to lose sight of what it means to be British at all.Brexit is …

Brexit

Take This Quick and Effective Quiz to Immediately Know if You Lead with Emotional Intelligence

It was developed by bestselling author Annie McKee, senior fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. So, how would you describe yourself in these scenarios?<p>I've written extensively about a critical work skill that, I feel, every person (not just managers) will need now and in the future to succeed: …

Emotional Intelligence

Let it R.A.I.N.

Our lives are a constant flow of emotions, which are essential to what it means to be human.<p>Pause for a moment and think about all the different …

Mindfulness

The Roots of Anger—and Using Its Force for Good

There are two sides to anger. LA-based psychotherapists Dr. Phil Stutz and Barry Michels see anger as essential to our development, and even our …

Lifestyle

Big Brother recap: A Cult and Our Only Hope

Is anyone out there looking for an aimless bunch of people who can’t make sound decisions on their own? Perhaps you’re looking for people to join your cult. Boy, have I got a great match for you! Head on down to the <i>BB19</i> house. There’s a host of options — from a self-proclaimed sassy redhead, who is …

Emotional Intelligence

Feeling angry and hateful might make us happier people

Let yourself feel all the emotions, even if they're unpleasant<p>Door slamming. Ghosting an ex on Whatsapp. Uncontrollable tears. Anger takes many …

Happiness

How Young Actors Can Play Emotional Scenes

As an acting teacher for young actors, parents frequently ask if I can help their child cry on cue. Having once been a young actress myself, I …

RIGI's first cry office is designed to connect people with the golden age of film

<b>RIGI’s ‘first cry film office’ is a studio located in shanghai, where people gather to work on film.</b> the film industry owns a sense of ceremony, …

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Martin Shkreli, the widely-despised pharmaceutical CEO who hiked the price of a cancer drug from $13.50 a tablet to $750 overnight, may currently …

Liberal View

Accepting Negative Emotions Is Better For Mental Health, Study Finds

A recent study published in the <i>Journal of Personality and Social Psychology</i> and reported by Emotion Researcher surveyed nearly 1,300 American adults …

Psychology

This 1 Tweet About Charlottesville Shows Why Barack Obama Is a Master of Emotional Intelligence

Nelson Mandela quote is perfect response to protests and violence.<p>There's one thing the best leaders do that most of us can't especially in the heat of conflict. They take a step back and look at the bigger picture. Former President Barack Obama displayed that ability and that wisdom in his simple …

Emotional Intelligence

10 blind spots that are all too common in execs — and how to eliminate them

Self-awareness is a crucial key to happiness and success.<p>Without self-awareness, we move through relationships and experiences disconnected, unaware of how others receive and perceive us, and unable to take full responsibility for our outcomes.<p>Conventional wisdom would lead us to believe that …

Emotional Intelligence

11 Best Ways to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence

This post was first published here on CoderHood, a blog dedicated to the human dimension of software engineering.<p>Software Engineers are rarely …

Emotional Intelligence

The ABCs of Emotions

Have you ever felt so angry that every time you think back on it you’re angry again? Or experienced fear that never really went away? Stubborn …

Mindfulness

How are you feeling today? Don't tell us, save for it this handy emotion-detection code

Computer eggheads from Italy's University of Bari have developed what they claim is "the first open-source toolkit for emotion recognition from text."<p>…

Machine Learning

The 10 Commandments of Emotional Intelligence

These 10 rules will help you make emotions work for you, instead of against you.<p>Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify emotions (in both yourself and others), to recognize the powerful effects of those emotions, and to use that information to inform and guide behavior.<p>It begins with …

Emotional Intelligence

How To Manage Your Emotions

Source: Wavebreakmedia/istockphoto<p>We all suffer from emotional overreactions. In the heat of the moment we say something to a person we love without …

Judi Dench

Pessimistic People Are Actually the Happiest, Says Science

While I fancy myself relatively optimistic, I can't argue there are times when the jaded, cynical New Yorker in me rears its sarcastic head. Perhaps …

Happiness

Your Tweets Know You’re Sick Before You Do

New research predicts outbreaks of the flu just by the emotions inside your tweets. Next up? Predicting absolutely everything else.<p>What if Twitter knew you’d get sick before the first sneeze? New research demonstrates that it’s possible. Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest …

Social Media

Seething anger and hatred can actually make you happy, says study

Don’t stress, you grumpy, rage-filled mess. You can still be happy, even with anger coursing through your veins.<p>A new study suggests that the key to …

Happiness

Second That Emotion - Writing Prompt

“Find the key emotion; this may be all you need to know to find your short story.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald<p>“A short story must have a single mood and …

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Psychopaths show reduced emotional reactivity to harmful acts in everyday moral decisions

Psychopaths make immoral decisions because they lack emotion when faced with a potentially harmful situation, according to a study recently published …

Psychology

How to deal with anxiety on the Tube

The London underground can be terrifying for some, but help is at hand<p>Do you love visiting London but dread - or perhaps completely avoid - the tube? …

London Underground