Originally published in Midlfe-Awakening.

The Page Turns and Emotions Suck

Emotions don’t actually suck, but they can feel good and can feel bad. Feelings are helpful in a few ways. First, emotions such as anger or frustration can fuel us to focus our energy and effort on something specific that we want to change and help us get more dramatic results. Second, emotions indicate if we are on track or not.

A positive emotion indicates when we are set up favorably to win at something we are focusing on. Feeling good means that you have a desire for something, and you believe you can…