Negative Emotions

When to Say 'F*ck That' to Gratitude

Claire Brummell | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Brummell

The challenge for a lot of us is that we try to use gratitude as a tool, to avoid, or distract ourselves from the other emotions we're feeling and experiencing. In short, to make ourselves feel better when we're really feeling something else instead.

Is It Okay to Cry at Work?

Mike Shaw | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Shaw

Crying is our way of showing something's wrong to other people, letting them know we're going through some kind of emotional anguish. Given the pressures and stresses of work it's the kind of place where, very occasionally, we feel the need to raise a flag and have a cry.

Why My Trauma Is Relevant

Emma Letessier | Posted 21.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Letessier

During the really rough period of my marriage, where we separated for around three months, there was someone I knew that was receiving treatment for cancer. While talking to a friend one day, she asked me how I was and I told her something along the lines of "I'm fine".

Why Do We Feel Sad, Angry or Scared?

Dan Roberts | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dan Roberts

As the Dalai Lama says: "Everyone wants happiness; nobody wants to suffer." If this is true (and I firmly believe it is), why do we feel 'negative' emotions like fear, anger, sadness or hatred?

Why Being Hungry Makes You Angry

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 19.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Ever wondered why you find it hard to keep your temper under control when you haven't eaten for a while? According to researchers at Cambridge Uni...