Facts About Feelings
The Psycho-Educational Teacher
Feelings are normal. We all have feelings.2.
People are capable of many different feelings. We are entitled to all of them.3.
There are simultaneous feelings; that is, different feelings can exist or beexperienced at the same time. For example, we may feel happy and sad atthe same time, or we may feel happy, sad, and surprised at the same time.4.
We can group similar feelings together; for example, sad, gloomy,melancholic, and the blues are similar feelings.5.
Sometimes contradictory feelings coexist. This contradiction can make usfeel confused, or even angry.6.
Some feelings are pleasant and some feelings are unpleasant.7.
Some feelings are stronger than other feelings. Some feelings are verystrong.8.
Feelings are temporal; no feeling lasts forever.9.
When a particular feeling moves away, another feeling replaces it.10.
Feelings are neither god nor bad, right nor wrong, true nor false. We do nothave to judge our feelings.11.
Anger is a normal feeling. We all feel angry at one time or another.12.
Feeling angry at something or someone is okay; however, what we do whenwe feel anger can cause us trouble.