When You Feel Intense Emotions

“Being able to perceive, understand and act on one’s emotions in constructive ways, especially when emotionally aroused, is vital.”

All three of these stages require a certain degree of emotional intelligence:

22. perception

To perceive emotions one has to be free from denial, doubt and all the other trappings of emotions that limit our perception of our true experiences.

To understand emotions, one has to have self-insight and self-knowledge. This is often clouded by the messages we receive from others and what we want to believe of ourselves.

22. tree

To act on one’s emotions constructively requires the full spectrum of emotional intelligence, the acquisition of which is an ongoing lifelong process.

2 thoughts on “When You Feel Intense Emotions

  1. I love the descriptions of these 3 stages. I truly believe that each stage is about………………letting go.


    1. Thank you for reading and commenting. There is such indescribable freedom and empowerment in simply letting go. I think that we all can benefit immensely from trying to embrace this notion.


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