We found this excellent article from Thrive Global called How to Become Emotionally Stronger and Take Control of Your Feelings and thought that we should share it with you.
In it, we learn of Dr Lisa Barrett’s interesting work. It is filled with fascinating nuggets of wisdom. This one, in particular, got us here at Healm Magazine interested:
Barrett, who has studied the science of emotions for over 25 years, says that emotions are a lot like predictions. When something happens to us, our brain starts “working like crazy,” sorting through our lived experiences to figure out what the situation most closely feels like.
If you want to know how her studies unfold, just access the full text.