Examples Of Trust In The Movie Inside Out

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According to Good Therapy, trust is “...the act of placing confidence in someone or something other than yourself—is social superglue.It is the binding for the deepest love, the strongest friendships, and the world’s communities.” Within in the film Inside Out trust is a key component that had a large impact on the main character, Riley. The film Inside Out tells the story of the evolution of trust Riley's’ emotions experience as different events occur throughout her adolescence life. Despite some individuals idea trust is not related to the cohesion of emotions, trust is what allows all five emotions to work together to create stability, eliminate days in which one emotion is more apparent than the others, as well as causing inner conflict …show more content…
She was often times caught tampering with old memories or the dashboard of Riley’s emotions when not paid attention to, causing havoc and aggravating all the others emotions making trouble within Riley’s head because she was uncertain of role in Riley’s life. In The Achievement Habit Roth states, “Whether or not we have an accurate self-image, it can strongly color who we are, what we do, and how we respond to the world around us” (Roth 198). Sadness was always blamed for the “bad days” Riley experienced emotionally. It was always depicted Sadness was equivalent to bad or unwanted. It was not until the later part of the movie when Sadness’ true importance was discovered. After discovering sadness was responsible for a core memory Joy was then aware without sadness Joy was unable to truly make Riley happy. It was then when Sadness’ trust was established. Once returning back to headquarters, with the control of Sadness, Riley returned back home from her drastic idea of taking the bus back to Minnesota. Reina, a trust building consultancy claims, “When trust is present, people step forward and do their best work, together, efficiently”. Regarding Riley in order for emotions to act properly, in a manner in which she is stable emotionally, they all must cooperate and work …show more content…
Once an event occurred causing the reaction other than joy conflict began to erupt amongst the emotions. Each emotion wanted to react according to their own personal feeling towards the event. Instead of trusting one another's ideas they all attacked the dashboard all at once making Riley react accordingly. This was an outcome due to Riley being an adolescent. In The Achievement Habit Roth states, “Thus one of the ways we can change our behaviors is to proactively change our self-image…” (199). As Riley matured, leaving behind her adolescent ways, the dashboard expanded, giving each emotion their own section allowing each emotion to act all at once creating one joined emotion not just different spurts of each emotion. The expansion of the dashboard was awarded to the headquarters once it was fit and could be properly used amongst the emotions. Based upon the statement of Esteban Ortiz-Ospina and Max Roser of Our World in Data, “Trust is a fundamental element of social capital – a key contributor to sustaining well-being outcomes…”. Once trust became a key element of the relationship between the emotions the events Riley was faced with became easier to conquer emotionally, her reactions were no longer driven by one emotion or another each emotion had a contribution in her

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