How Emotions Affect Our Health

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Humans are naturally emotional, this is simply because we are capable of experiencing a wide range of emotions from sadness to joy, in fact, the more we steer away from emotion seems to be a deviation of our natural self in my opinion. In this life experience we learn some very difficult lessons through emotion, but on the other side of the coin, we also attain profound wisdom.

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Positive vs. Negative

Is there duality in our world? Sure, you could say there is to a degree, but mostly we spend a lot of time defining and judging what is to be considered as positive and what we consider to be as negative.

The brain is a very powerful tool and as we define what something is or should be, we begin to have that result play out in our world. Have you ever noticed, for example that someone driving can get cut off and lose their lid, get angry and suddenly they are feeling negative, down and in  bad mood?

Whereas someone else can get cut off while driving and simply apply the brake slightly and move on with their day as if nothing happened. In this case, the same experience yet one sees it as negative while the other doesn’t. So are things innately positive and negative? Or do we define things as positive and negative?

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