The most basic emotional problem

How does our language limit our emotional self-awareness

Jan 28, 2023
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In this video for Stoa Conversations, I talk briefly about what I consider to be one of the most fundamental ingredients of emotional resilience. Psychologists have sometimes spoken of the naive or folk-psychology way of understanding anxiety as a sort of “lump theory”, where people talk as if their emotions are just homogenous lumps of feeling. In ot…

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