Effect of Emotions

764 WordsNov 19, 20124 Pages
Name: Alisha Bhimani STD: Fybmm EMOTIONS Topic covered: Positive and negative emotions and bodily changes Emotions are an integral part of our life. Emotions, often called feelings, include experiences such as love, hate, anger, trust, joy, panic, fear, and grief. Emotions are specific reactions to a particular event that are usually of fairly short duration. Emotions have both physical and mental components. Emotions colour people 's lives and give them depth and differentiation. Emotions can be positive or negative. For me, strong emotions are linked to creativity and expression. I like to connect with people’s emotions and help them according…show more content…
When I am in a mall, the utmost emotion I experience is anxiety. I get very scared because of the crowd in the mall. I experience the mentioned internal bodily changes along with negative feeling. I feel like escaping at that moment (thought- action tendency) and start running through the way of the exit gate (physiological change). The occasional feelings which are positive feelings are very rare and far away from me when I am stuck in a crowded place. There is one experience which I had faced when I was in school and had experienced a strong emotional reaction which is yet connected to me and follows me. There was a time, when I was scared of crossing the roads and use to cross the roads very carefully. The day this incident occurred, I was waiting for the cars to halt so that I could cross the street to school. As the light had turned green, I stepped off. Suddenly, I froze as the car past through from just besides me and crashed into a car coming from the opposite position. Luckily, I was not hurt. Though the car was not that close to me but I felt terrified, weak and was shivering. I was so upset that I began to cry. The same morning at school, when I thought about the accident I felt nervous and shaky. I even felt sad for the victims of the accident. Later, in the break, when I had a word with my friend about the accident, the nervous and scary feelings slipped off and I began to feel anger
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