Reflection Paper On Self Reflection

717 Words Sep 6th, 2016 3 Pages
Self-Reflection Paper 1: Emotions

If Emotions Were Taken Away Emotions is a natural instinctive state of mind deriving from one’s circumstances, mood, and relationships with others. Emotion is a very important part of our programing. By taking away an emotion we cannot function. Every emotion I believe works together, and by taking one emotion away, your emotional state becomes unstable. An example of two emotions that work hand in hand is happiness and sadness. Sadness is an emotion that everyone hates to experience. What if we take that emotion away? How would this affect a person? Would we be able to function? I believe that by taking sadness away it would be impossible for me to experience being human. Every emotion, in my opinion, works together to keep you emotionally stable. By taking an obviously bad emotion away, how would I be able to experience happiness? I believe that to experience happiness’s I have to feel sadness. I have to feel the bad to come out and appreciate the good. Feeling sadness can empower you. Sadness is the fundamental characteristic of the way we lead our lives. By feeling sadness, you can see clearly. This allows us to “open our eyes” to the reality of what is going on around us. By taking away happiness, we would not become successful. We would not fight to do better in life. Sadness will give you a new meaning and purpose. Taking this away, we have nothing. We will just sit there and not accomplish anything. Having pure happiness will…

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