SRS Trying to understand your own psyche

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  1. tenxia

    tenxia OT Supporter

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    I always try to analyze how/why I feel a certain way sometimes, especially when it involves negative feelings (envy, anger). I want to understand why I feel the things I feel and it's hard sometimes. It's all a giant mix of things in there and trying to sort them out isn't easy.

    But anyone else do this?
     
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    Normally there's more than meets the eye. Feelings are composed of things we may not even be conciously aware of, so trying to anylize them is not easy. Is there any reason you do this, or is it just something you kinda do?
     
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    I would say just about all people who can do this, do this.
     
  4. tenxia

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    I'm trying to understand myself better I guess.

    Might be an engineer/guy mentality. When there's a problem, find out the source, troubleshoot, fix it.
     
  5. Spaceering

    Spaceering I bite.

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    yes in a way.

    sometimes it is helpful too
     
  6. tenxia

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    :rofl: same here
     
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    no lol today Soy la bailarina de la muerta. OT Supporter

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    I'd rather experience the real world. Being an introvert is a pain in the ass :mad:
     
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    you can do both
    introvertion is a great thing and is often overlooked by most of ppl i think
     
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    no lol today Soy la bailarina de la muerta. OT Supporter

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    Being a balanced individual is a great thing. The capability to be introverted & shift to another state willfully or when necessary is something I consider an elusive luxury.
     
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    I do this all the time. I am an over-thinker and try to understand why things happen . . . When I think about why I feel mad or angry it usually comes from fear or lack of control about a situation . . . and that's after me thinking it TO DEATH!
     
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    Yeah I'm quite obsessed about it actually. I want to understand the way I (and other people) think. It's like solving a puzzle.
     
  12. macbook bro

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    very useful exercise, ive realized most of the time i get angry with someone i'm actually angry about something else, i've yet to work out what to do with this knowlege though
     
  13. Darketernal

    Darketernal Watch: Aria The Origination =)

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    Well understanding that anger leads to nowhere and doesnt solve anything is enough reason for me to never get angry. Its useless so i dont use it.
     

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