For a long time in our history, emotions were something that children expressed. But as adults, you were expected to grow out of them. Only, the thing is, is that we don’t “grow out of them”. Experiencing emotion is a central part of the human experience. It has evolved through the mammalian centres of our brain (known as the limbic system) to help us thrive as a species.
Most of us believe we’re pretty self-aware. After all, we wake up with ourselves every morning and go to bed with ourselves every night. If you're keen to develop your self-awareness, start by asking yourself the following questions...