Good vs Bad Feelings
When you ask someone how they’re doing, more often than not you get some variation of “good,” “ok,” or “not so good” (aka bad). We’ve collapsed the whole range of human experience to “good,” “indifferent,” and “bad.” But is that helpful?
Over the past decade of being in relationship and in the past few years of working with individual and group relationship coaching clients, I’ve found that there’s really so much as “good” or “bad” feelings… just the feelings we’re feeling (though sometimes we enjoy some of those feelings more than others). Regardless of how we feel, every feeling can teach us something useful. And getting really clear on how exactly we feel can help us understand ourselves better and in turn be more effective at getting our needs met and ultimately having more fulfilling relationships and a more fulfilling life.
That’s what I explore in today’s video.
Get a big ole list of feelings at https://www.briangerald.com/feelingslist