Most people have, at some point in their life, been conditioned (learned) to feel guilty. This guilt usually came from family, friends, society and/or religion who, consciously or unconsciously, taught us to feel guilty for thinking or acting in a certain way.
As a child, you probably experienced a time in your life when you were told that you weren’t good enough, or didn’t do something well enough.
Whenever one of our needs (e.g., friendship, love, achievement) reaches a certain level of dissatisfaction, we experience a corresponding primary feeling (e.g., boredom, anger, fear, sadness, loneliness or inadequacy) which is meant to motivate us into taking action so that we can fulfill that need.
Trying to ignore how you feel about something can not only make those feelings worse, but it can also cause you to feel frustrated. This occurs because whenever you keep doing something that doesn’t satisfy your unfulfilled needs, you start to feel frustrated with your efforts because nothing you do seems to work.
In today’s busy world, stress has become an unavoidable part of life for many people. This stress may be caused by unsatisfied primary feelings (internal stress), the environment you are in (external stress) and/or learned patterns of stress that you have picked up from people around you such as family or friends.
Within the last few decades loneliness has become an increasingly common occurrence, and is something which seems to have been driven largely by recent technological advancements.
Unlike most other feelings, the feeling of anger tends not to be a very socially acceptable and admitted to feeling. As a result, if, and when we do get angry, we then run the risk of being negatively judged by others.
People living in today’s society live in a fast paced and ever-changing world. These changes are largely a result of our various technological and informational breakthroughs.
A person with self-confidence believes that they have the ability to overcome any challenge they face, no matter how difficult it may be. They believe that they can do something, and believe that they can do it well.
Human beings have a natural tendency to hold on to other people or things that are important to them, because those people or things fulfill their needs, wants and desires.