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What are Emotions?

For anyone not sure about exactly what are emotions, check out the diagram below.  This diagram is based on the SASHET acronym for the 6 familes of feelings:  Sad, Angry, Scared, Happy, Excited and Tender.  Perhaps this is simplistic, but by using these 6 familes, we can determine what we are feeling at any one particular moment.

Families_of_emotions_06apr19b Of course there can be variance in the intensity of the feeling.  You can see the range of emotions in the diagram.  It goes from low intensity toward the center to high intensity toward the outside.

Here is a link to the picture you can download yourself.  Make it a screen saver, put it on a t-shirt, or add it as a footer to all your emails.