The Upside to Negative Emotions

The Upside to Negative Emotions

the upsides to negative emotions and the power of acknowledging them

Yes, you read the title right, there’s an upside to negative emotions.

This may be surprising because avoiding them appears to be the most rational thing to do. Feelings such as disappointment, anger, and frustration can all lead to stress, so they are often labelled as ‘unhealthy’. But contrary to popular belief, negative emotions, no matter how uncomfortable they are to deal with, can do us good.

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The Modern World Woman and the Increasingly High Expectations and Pressures

the facts behind the biochemistry of today’s busy woman vs. that of cavewoman

In recent times there has been an increasing pressure on women around the world to be the best they can possibly be in variety of fields. In their attempt to please everyone women are striving to be a good daughter, friend, partner/wife, mother, employer and co-worker. On top of those and other responsibilities and expectations many women are also desperately trying to keep up with the beauty standards of today’s time. But how can they achieve all of these? How can they be slim, beautiful and most importantly healthy while juggling everything else on their long and almost never-ending to-do list.

This is a truly inspiring and thought-provoking talk by Dr. Libby Weaver who discusses some of the issues and facts behind the biochemistry and modern life of today’s woman in comparison to that of cavewoman, as well as what can be done in order to bring more balance in the hectic and busy lifestyle that many are experiencing in the current times.

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