Thursday, 3 August 2017

emotional rescue

We acquired the extremely useful term gigil just recently and have long been captivated with needful words and those with no English equivalent, but are really indebted to Futility Closet for introducing us to the notion of emotional granularity, which failed to register with us earlier despite having come across the same good feeling thesaurus ourselves previously. Having the vocabulary to articulate finer distinctions in one’s psyche imparts mental well-being and has tangible benefits, like greater emotional resiliency and lessens incidence of dependency and abuse. Coarsen up your way of talking about feelings—some will certainly resound for us and we’ll recognise those positive qualities in others—at the links directly above.