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7 Dark Habits of the Human Brain

by Nora Huber 5 months ago in advice
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How Do Negative Emotions Affect Us?

7 Dark Habits of the Human Brain
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Negative emotions are part of our lives but, unfortunately, they can have unwanted effects on our bodies. If we want a happy and positive life, we must get rid of the 7 dark habits of the human brain.

1. Fear

Fear is one of the negative emotions that can hurt us. Like other negative emotions, fear has the power to poison our bodies. This is not in a metaphorical sense, being scientifically proven - when we are afraid, the lungs, kidneys, intestines and even the skin eliminate substances that can intoxicate our body (certain chemical processes take place).

Thus, an acute panic attack (experiencing the feeling of fear at intense levels), can prove even fatal for a person "weaker angel".

2. Grills

Worries are probably the most common, but also the most damaging sin our brain can commit. Worries have the power to consume us easily, both mentally and physically, being extremely destructive for the human being as a whole.

Worrying is often a symptom of cowardice and enters our minds because of our inability to control our lives properly. Concerns can also be an indicator of selfishness, which is often denied by those involved.

Anyone who can't put their worries aside will feel worse and worse physically. They can affect the body through indigestion and a high level of stomach acidity or other psychological problems. Moreover, acidity irritates the nervous system and, over time, can even cause depression.

3. Regrets

Throughout our lives, it is impossible not to be guilty of our own or a loved one's failure. The problems and situations we face are often beyond our comprehension and that is why we are subject to mistakes.

When regrets catch up, we must acknowledge our negative feelings, but we must also realize that we are stronger than we think. Nature has created us imperfect and, among the lines of happiness and enthusiasm, feelings from the negative spectrum such as fear, shame, hostility, or guilt will creep in from time to time.

4. Depression

Depression does not only affect a person's mood and general perception of life. It can come to the surface in many forms, including that of eating problems, which are extremely serious today.

To become a complete person again and get rid of the depression that can grind our psyche, we must have the courage to repudiate our negative emotions and be receptive to change. Thus, we will become more aware of our own emotions and feelings.

5. Mania

Mania (anger) is an emotion that we experience naturally. However, when it is not properly controlled, it can have devastating consequences for both the person who feels it and the person around them. The main reason why anger becomes so hard to control for most of us is that it is an almost instinctive reaction to certain people, places, or situations. Most of our deeds or words made or said in anger are not processed by conscience, meaning that in moments of anger we react instinctively, impulsively, without thinking about our choices.

6. Self-accusation

If we are with the psyche on the ground and blame ourselves for certain mistakes, we must remember that it is almost impossible to live our lives on earth without having any difficulties or exceptional situations. To blame ourselves for the unhappiness of another person, the problems of others, or relationships that have not worked is very overwhelming and unhealthy for our bodies.

People who blame themselves for too much confuse influence with control. For example, a mother may influence her child when it comes to her studies, but she cannot control her motivation (or lack thereof). Likewise, we can influence the mood of our friends, but we cannot control it completely, being responsible for their inner feelings.

7. Indifferent

Indifference is the absence of the desire to be interested in something / to do something.

To be indifferent means to realize that we have no interest - at the moment or maybe never - in something important for our lives and that of our loved ones, in something that should have become a priority for us. Indifference, ignorance, is a postponement of our thoughts, being a substitute for knowledge.

While constant indifference can darken our lives and dismantle our relationships with those around us, its awareness can have detrimental effects on the human psyche and self-confidence. Although we often have the impression that "what we do not know cannot hurt us", living in ignorance is a destructive thing for our evolution as a person.

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