By Mara Santilli
Original Source: news.yahoo.com
A quick scroll through self-help Instagram and you’re bound to see several posts touting the importance of being in touch with your emotions and allowing yourself to marinate in them.
This kind of pro-feelings inspo is heartening, but it’s possible there’s been a bit of an overfocus on this front. “It’s important to honor your feelings,” says Kelley Kitley, LCSW, author of My Self: An Autobiography of Survival. “But if you keep replaying those thoughts, you may stay in an anxious state.”
Perhaps you’ve experienced this yourself: being drawn to ruminate on and analyze emotions, particularly negative ones. It’s totally…click here to continue reading