Emotions!: Making Sense of Your Feelings
What is the point of guilt? Or anxiety? Or hope? Just what are these emotions trying to tell you? Everything!
Emotions are a powerful and extraordinary part of being human. Your emotions serve as an instant cueing system to inform you about situations and motivate you to take actions.
- Anxiety can sharpen your focus and direct your attentions.
- Pride can lead you to take on something new and challenging.
- Guilt can motivate you to correct situations that interfere with your relationships.
All of your emotions are valuable — they inform you, affect the decisions you make, and can motivate you to reach your goals.
Emotions! Making Sense of Your Feelings will help you gain powerful insight into a significant part of who you are. While your emotional life may feel tumultuous, your emotions are priceless. It's time to figure out just what your emotions are telling you!
Mary Lamia, PhD, is a psychologist and psychoanalyst who practices in Kentfield, California. She is also a professor at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, California.
Extending psychological knowledge to the public has been her endeavor for 30 years. For nearly a decade she hosted a weekly call-in talk show, "KidTalk With Dr. Mary," on Radio Disney stations, and her opinion has been sought in hundreds of television, radio, and print media interviews and discussions.
She is the author of the 2011 Magination Press book, Understanding Myself.