How we filter the information

My therapist told me about the concept of "filter" and I do a lot of filtering. It is almost like I am interpreting how other people feel about me, event and even the most trivial stuff through the filter. Our thoughts are often shaped by the environment we grew up…

The empathy is the key element

By Joy Cagil Yesterday, I had a discussion over empathy with somebody close to me who said, "Empathy is most needed in human communication, but empathy without sympathy has no humanistic value. A con man may feel empathy for you, but if he has no morals or feelings of sympathy,…

Emotions come and go..

Everyday we are meeting new people, experiencing both good and bad, feeling happy, annoyed, stressed and appreciated/under-appreciated. I guess that's life. We live in such a hectic and stressful world. Of course, we are not always going to be able to relax without getting annoyed, stressed and we mostly likely…

Personality Disorder Sensitivity to Emotion

Personality Disorder Sensitivity to Emotional Term and Trauma Recovery By Keith Valone People with borderline personality disorder (BPD) may be hypersensitive to subtle emotions on others' faces. An enhanced ability to recognize expressions of happiness, sadness, anger and fear might contribute to the unstable relationships and intense emotions characteristic of…

How emotions affect our thinking and relationship

Emotions are so powerful and some people are highly sensitive while others are not easily affected by their emotions. One of the lessons associated with Dialectical Behavioral Therapy is that emotions affect our overall functioning. Highly sensitive people experience high emotional arousal and that can interfere with their thinking, how…