Catholic Therapist Adam Cross Explains Why We Have Emotions

(View segment from 1:57 to 4:03)
Is it important to pay attention to our emotions and feelings?

  • Yes.

What do our emotions tell us?

  • Like signposts, they let us know what is important to us.
  • They tell us what is good and also what needs to change.
  • They show us what is going on inside us and those around us.

What does Adam recommend that we do and not do with our emotions?

  • Don’t be ruled by them.
  • Don’t suppress them.
  • Pay attention and try to understand them.
  • See them as a gift from God to help us to make healthier, happier and holier decisions in our relationships.