The Complex World of Emotions, Refined
Robert Plutchik's theory of 8 Basic Emotions is a great tool for better understanding our experiences. When we look at ourselves under a microscope, we find the sources of love, hate and everything in between.
Have you ever experienced a strong, vivid emotion, but couldn't put it into words?
The inner part of our brain (Limbic System) contains our emotional receptors, while the later developed brain (Frontal Lobe) contains our communication receptors. We're often brimming with intuition, but have so much trouble putting it into words. It's kinda like... "I just have a feeling, you know?"
“It is better to understand who you are than where you are going, for where you are going will most certainly change.”
- Jim Collins
"Reality is merely an illusion - albeit, a persistent one."
- Albert Einstein
“Reality is a projection of our thoughts or the things we habitually think about.”
- Stephen Richards
"Reality is a matter
- Howard Bloom
“Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be obtained only by someone who is detached. ”
- Simone Weil