Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Writing Creatively About Emotions

Copyright: Janet Cameron
According to Transactional Analysis there are  four “basic" human emotions. Yes, just four.  They are:
  • Fear,
  • Anger 
  • Despair
  • Happiness
Words that describe feelings can be a variation in intensity of one of the above, or else a combination of two or three different emotions.
Just as a tickle is a tiny pain, so apprehension is a mild form of fear.  Anxiety suggests a little more than apprehension while terrified is stronger. Read more...

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