Month: April 2020

What is the purpose of emotions – good or bad?

You’re here because you’re wondering what the purpose of emotions is, why do we have these feelings, both good and bad, that significantly affect our lives? For most of us, experiencing the emotions we consider positive isn’t the issue, we like those. Where we struggle is with the emotions that don’t feel good and we don’t like to experience them.

Experiencing what is called negative emotions, is not something most of us enjoy or desire, but they are a part of life. This begs the question of what is the purpose of emotions, especially those that don’t make us feel good? My goal in this article is to help you understand why we have emotions and what purpose they serve. Continue reading