feelings

Coming out of dissociation can feel like waking from a lucid dream.

Dissociation: How It Feels To Feel Nothing

Coming out of dissociation can feel like waking from a lucid dream. One moment you’re on the other side of physical reality, and then you cross the Read...
Kristance Harlow    |   01.4.18   |   SHARE
Minds
So, let’s clear something up right now: You have a right to feel your feelings. Full stop.

Feel Your Feelings And Don't Let Anyone Tell You Otherwise

Feelings are important. I don’t mean this in a trite, self-help sort of way. I mean, you have a right to your feelings. Full stop. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   10.4.17   |   SHARE
Minds
Feelings are so unreliable.

Feelings Don't Have Meanings 

Can we avoid judging our feelings and just accept them as they are? Read...
Chetan Mistry of The Good Men Project    |   06.2.17   |   SHARE
Minds
If you’re looking for me, I’ll be lying on the sofa, huddled under a blanket, feeling satisfyingly shitty.

Embrace The Crapstorm Of Life 

Go ahead. Give in to the misery. Read...
Elizabeth Laura Nelson of SHESAID    |   02.15.17   |   SHARE
Minds
A day or two following what my friends now call “The Bacon Incident,” I broke it off. Image: Thinkstock.

The Pettiest Breakup Of My Life

“She just grabbed the bacon off my plate! She didn’t ask, she didn’t even say anything, she just assumed it was OK and took it!” “It’s just Read...
Matt Joseph Diaz    |   07.1.16   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
We want to stuff it down, pretend everything is fine, and just NOT GO THERE.

How To Stop Numbing Your Emotions — And Start Feeling Them

But here is the secret I've learned from years of misery and failure: Food IS naturally comforting to us. And that is perfectly fine. Food, TV, Read...
Caroline Dooner    |   04.7.16   |   SHARE
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Hugh Hefner And Bill Cosby: What Happens When Your Friend Is A Rapist?

It's not easy to reconcile caring about someone with allegations of abuse against them. But sometimes, it's necessary. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   12.8.14   |   SHARE
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