Emotions are neither bad nor dangerous—so stop treating them that way.

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Most people struggle more than they need to with difficult emotions like anxiety, grief, shame, and anger.

And while there are many possible reasons for chronic emotional struggles, there’s one that’s incredibly important but almost totally ignored and misunderstood.

In fact, if I could only give one piece of advice…

Let them go and watch your natural confidence rise

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Most people think of emotional insecurity as a personality trait — something you’re born with that dooms you to a life of chronic anxiety and low self-esteem.

And while it can certainly feel that way to people who have been insecure most of their lives, the real reason we feel…

Behind most patterns of extreme emotion are habits of extreme thinking…

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Most of us tend to think of emotionally mature and immature as concepts that apply to children:

  • Emotionally Mature: Little Lisa is just so polite and respectful and always waits patiently after asking for something.
  • Emotionally Immature: Little Johnny throws a fit when he doesn’t get what he wants, something…

Nick Wignall

Psychologist and blogger. I help people use psychology for meaningful personal growth: https://nickwignall.com

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