How to strengthen emotions and behaviour
“If you are turned out of your own emotions, you will be poor at reading emotions of others.”
There are thousands of emotions such as excitement, joy, horror, surprise, satisfaction etc. However, four basic emotions are happiness, sadness fear and anger. Emotions can be result of thinking or as a response to external stimuli. Emotions occur automatically but it is sometimes hard to express. Our body language, facial expressions and gestures are non-verbal reflection of our emotions. Emotions or feelings lead to behaviour or actions.
Behaviour refers to conduct or mannerism or reaction to stimuli. The two types of behaviour are
Covert Behaviour (hidden)
Overt Behaviour (visble)
Behaviour can be a result ones thought and emotions. Behaviours lead to formation of habits.
Types of behaviour:
Thoughts (Cognition) are ideas or the outcome/result of thinking. Thoughts occur naturally and thinking is a continuous process. Further thinking can be defined as a process of arranging ideas into categories, forming concepts, making judgement and decisions. Thinking gives rise to emotions, both positive and negative.
Thoughts, emotions and behaviour are interlinked or interdependent.