Why You Should Stop Burying Your Emotions

To stop burying and suppressing your emotions, you must deal with them in a psychologically healthy way. Emotions are a natural part of the human story, and you should not try to suppress or bury them under a wall. To deal with them properly, you must face them and embrace them.

Sources:

The Social Costs of Emotional Suppression
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4141473/

Feelings: The Perception of Self
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/257652080_Feelings_The_Perception_of_Self

Adaptive Emotion Regulation in Midlife and Late Life
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3085284/

Don’t Bury Your Feelings
https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/emotional-fitness/201311/dont-bury-your-feelings

Expression Suppression and Emotion Regulation in Adolescents
https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/5fd9/44ca420936000e9e1f6cb7e6c157d485d17c.pdf?_ga=2.156215100.620242143.1570629591-1892733615.1570629591

Hiding Feelings: the Acute Effects of Inhibiting Emotion
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9103721

Emotional Suppression Study
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8326473

Ignoring Your Emotions Bad for Your Health
https://time.com/5163576/ignoring-your-emotions-bad-for-your-health/

Suppressing Emotions
https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/hold-me-tight/201004/suppressing-emotions

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