Increase your self-esteem by understanding the motivations behind feelings (1 minute read)

Increase your self-esteem by understanding the motivations behind feelings (1 minute read)

This post “Increase your self-esteem by understanding the motivations behind feelings” continues with how you can increase your self-esteem by listening to your feelings.

 

Increase your self-esteem by understanding the motivations behind feelings:

As mentioned in earlier posts, one of the characteristics of feelings is that they each correspond to behavioural and motivational impulses that are important for our survival and for signaling our human needs to us.

Examples of these impulses are seeking after resources, shelter and support when scared or reaching out for social contacts to share the experience when happy. 

Another useful way of thinking about the usage of feelings is grouping them into different kinds of functions.

Panksepp has identified three types of major emotional systems with different functions. 

These three systems are based on research on emotions/feelings.

The research has revealed a number of integrated circuits in the brain that give rise to different types of emotions/feelings that are connected to at least three specific motivational patterns. More about this in the next post.

For more on how to increase your self-esteem, see the free blog or the course How to develop self-esteem and boost your confidence at https://jennyrappbefree.com

More information:

If you have any questions you can write a comment or e-mail me at jennyrapp@jennyrapp.com  

Find more free inspiration on how to increase your well-being under the heading https://www.jennyrapp.com/self-esteem/ at https://www.jennyrapp.com/  

 

Courses in personal development at https://www.jennyrappbefree.com/ 

Develop self-esteem & boost your confidence  

Stress management  

Deal with Exhaustion  

Relationships & inner strength  

Create a balanced life & reach your potential  

Personal development  

Powerful insights in psychology  

HSP: Handle feelings, thoughts & behaviours

 

Increase your self-esteem by understanding the motivations behind feelings
Increase your self-esteem by understanding the motivations behind feelings