12 Ways Noticing Your Feelings Can Improve Your Life

A large segment of the population lives in mortal fear of being asked a dreaded question: “What are you feeling?”

It’s usually an innocent enough query, often delivered with care or concern by a spouse or well-meaning friend. But if you grew up in a family that ignored or discounted your feelings (childhood emotional neglect), this question can feel almost like an accusation or challenge.

That’s because when you grow up with emotional neglect, you may learn that your feelings are irrelevant and burdensome. And you may not get to learn some very important skills, such as how to name your feelings, put them into words, manage or share them.

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Kathleen Notes: We were created by God as emotional beings, to deny that is to deny how you were made.



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