The Upside of Negative Emotions

Negative feelings like envy, anger, boredom, and regret may not feel that great, but they can serve important and ultimately positive purposes. Cover Image: Stephen Lewis

Beyond Happiness: The Upside of Feeling Down

By Matthew Hutson

Negative emotions do us a great favor—they save us from ourselves.

Why Are We Afraid of Having Regrets?

By Todd B. Kashdan Ph.D.

... and why you should be leery of anyone who says they have none.

What Can Jealousy Teach You?

By Mary C. Lamia Ph.D.

Your jealousy can inform you about your relationship with yourself.

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By Kristi Pikiewicz Ph.D.

Overcome those self-defeating personality traits to overcome anger

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