Emotions have a bad reputation. They are often portrayed as the source of irrational decisions and behaviours and they are devalued in our’s and most societies and cultures. This is unfortunate, and I hope that by the end of our work together, you will gain a more refined view of emotions and their essential role in living a fullfilled life.
One of the fundamental concepts we will try to communicate to you during our work together is the intimate connection between emotion, needs and behaviour. For that to happen, you will need to increase your awareness of your affective world. Please take the following psych-info-capsule on emotions to start familiarizing yourself with these concepts.