Many of us spend a lot of time suppressing our emotions, trying not to let others see how we really feel. There are many reasons why we do this – pride, fear, embarrassment or self preservation to name a few.
It’s understandable why we do this. For example you might not want to let your boss know that you are stressed or depressed because you are worried you might lose your job. So you ignore those stressed or depressed feelings, burying them so that you can get on with life. Maybe you’ve even developed strategies for burying your emotions, turning to a glass of wine at the end of a stressful day, or a box of cookies when you feel sad.
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Originally posted on September 26, 2012 @ 3:38 pm