Why Feeling Bad Can Sometimes Lead to Feeling Better Over Time

Ever heard of emodiversity or emotional diversity? The Chalkboard Mag shares more about what it is and why sometimes feeling bad might lead to feeling better over time.

"Because most of us were raised hearing about ‘dream jobs’ and ‘following your heart,’ we often feel pressure to set happiness goals for our work and lives. And when our aspirations (work that doesn’t feel like work) don’t align with our reality (work that feels like busy work), we beat ourselves up.

Recent studies show that those bad feelings actually contribute to making you a more fulfilled human overall. The concept is called ‘emotional diversity’ (sometimes shortened to ‘emodiversity’) and it’s getting credit for bettering your quality of life, balancing your mental state and even reduced levels of inflammation."

Read more through The Chalkboard Mag here.

self-careAlyssa Petersel