Emotion vs. Affect: Part 2 of 2

In our American culture many of us have a tough time expressing the full range of emotions in a healthy way.  This is due in great part to our western heritage, some of which is rooted in Greek Stoicism and Christian dualism which skewed our view of the physical. ...

Emotions vs. Affect: Part 1 of 2

I can be a very “emotional” person at times.  I have strong reactions both to the good and the bad in life, both to beauty and horror.  I tend to shed tears whenever I am in awe or hit between the eyes with human tragedy. How would you describe your emotional...