An article featured in The New York Times explains why talking about our feelings is extremely important. Eric Ravenscraft writes:
“There are a lot of reasons talking about our problems can be difficult. Some people…are socialized to internalize feelings, rather than give voice to them. Sometimes the very emotions you’re dealing with — like guilt over something you did, or shame about how you think you’re perceived — can feel so overwhelming that you can’t get up the motivation to talk it out….Regardless of the reason you might keep it in, talking has powerful psychological benefits that might not be obvious.”
Read “Why Talking About Our Problems Helps So Much (and How to Do It)” here
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