Tag Archives: Blogging from A to Z Challenge 2014

Zeal


“Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.” -Thomas Fuller When you have feelings of energy toward something that would bring about a rewarding experience you are dealing with emotional zeal. Many people have a zealous feeling for God, sports, a particular goal, or a cause that is important to them. There are quite a few […]
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XOXO


“Recycle kisses, hugs and smiles, they never go out of style and everybody needs one.” -Crystal DeLarm Clymer The “word” XOXO is not an emotion but it brings about an abundance of emotions into play such as love, affection, and sympathy. And since I really did not like the few X emotions that I could […]
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Worry


“Whatever is going to happen will happen, whether we worry or not.” -Ana Monnar We all have felt the emotion of worry many times in our life. Situations such as trying to get a good grade in that class we are having difficulties with, a job interview, paying the bills, the health and well-being of […]
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Victimization (emotional)


“If it’s never our fault, we can’t take responsibility for it. If we can’t take responsibility for it, we’ll always be its victim.” -Richard Bach This post is not about victims per se but those individuals who suffer from the Victim Syndrome. These are people who never do anything wrong yet bad things are always […]
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Unfeeling


“Look closely at those who patronize you. Half are unfeeling, half untaught.” -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe The Wicked Witch of the West, a fictional character from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was indeed an unfeeling person. She felt absolutely no sympathy for anyone! Although this wicked witch is pretend the truth is there is cold-hearted […]
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Thankfulness


“Thankfulness creates gratitude which generates contentment that causes peace.” -Todd Stocker Did you know that counting your blessing can lead to a happier and healthier life? Expressing how thankful we are for all the benefits we have received radiates a positive outlook of our lives. When we acknowledge and spread positive vibrations of gratitude we […]
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Sadness


“Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.” -Khalil Gibran We all experience emotional pain at one time or another. Feeling down on occasion is a part of life. Sadness is an emotional condition in which a person feels unhappy. How sad a person feels depends on the situation and how that person deals with […]
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Resentment


“Never hold resentments for the person who tells you what you need to hear; count them among your truest, most caring, and valuable friends.” -Mike Norton Of all the letters in the alphabet the letter “R” was the only one I knew right away which emotion I was going to choose. In my opinion, resentment […]
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Quizzical


“When you have birds you stare at them a lot and their eyes are recessed on their head. When they look at something they tilt their head in a quizzical expression. “ -Ted Rall Not too sure if quizzical is an emotion but it keeps coming up on the Internet as one. Since I’m having […]
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Pride


“It is better to lose your pride with someone you love rather than to lose that someone you love with your useless pride.”   -John Ruskin   You have just accomplished a great achievement and you are feeling proud. You are feeling not only happiness but confidence in yourself. So how could this emotion ever be […]
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Optimism


“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” -Winston Churchill Do you see the glass as always half full? Can you always see the silver lining in every cloud? If you answered yes to both these questions you are probably an optimist. Those who are optimistic often […]
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Nervousness


“If I ever completely lost my nervousness I would be frightened to death.” -Paul Lynde At one time or another we have all experienced the human emotion of nervousness. Being out of our comfort zone often leads us to feel on edge, become apprehensive and slightly afraid. Rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath, upset stomach, blushing, […]
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Melancholy


“Melancholy is the pleasure of being sad.” – Victor Hugo Have you ever reflected on a certain moment from your past and felt overwhelmed with both happiness and sadness? This complex feeling of being a bit depressed (due to longing for that certain moment) and an awareness of being somewhat happy (since you are glad […]
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Love and Loss (of a pet)


“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” – Anatole France The emotion of love is an affection that we feel for someone or something. There are a multitude of different kinds of love we share and receive. Self-love, the love of our parents, the love of our spouses, the […]
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Kindness


“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” -Mark Twain Not sure if kindness is an actual emotion but I do know that the act of kindness can bring about a multitude of emotions in both the giver and receiver. Since I am having a hard time finding an […]
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Jilted


“To find oneself jilted is a blow to one’s pride. One must do one’s best to forget it and if one doesn’t succeed, at least one must pretend to.” – Moliere Imagine it being only two days away from your wedding and you receive the most upsetting phone call. It seems your finance’ does not […]
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Insecurity


“The enemy uses those things you’re insecure about. Free yourself and take your power back by being secure in who you are – flaws and all.” -Yvonne Pierre Have you ever felt that you were not good enough? If you have, chances are you were feeling the emotion of insecurity. Most people will feel insecure […]
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Hurt


“People who love themselves, don’t hurt other people. The more we hate ourselves, the more we want others to suffer.” -Dan Pearce We can experience hurt from either a physical or emotional pain. A physical pain would be when our bodies are injured in some way. An emotional pain comes from comments or actions that […]
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Grief


“Grief is love turned into an eternal missing.” -Rosamund Lupton There are many reasons a person will feel emotion grief. It can be the death of a loved one or pet, the breakup of a relationship, even the loss of independence from a disability can bring about the feelings of overwhelming sorrow. The grieving process […]
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Fear


“Without fear there cannot be courage.” -Christoper Paolini We have all heard stories of people who have somehow found the strength to lift a car to save a child who was trapped underneath. But how can a person find the strength to lift an automobile that weights at least 3,000 pounds? Fear of imminent death, […]
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