pain and pleasure

Achieving deeper levels of fulfilment by choice When looking at punishment and reward in terms of educational methodologies, it’s psychologically proven that rewards are more effective than punishment.1 So far so unsurprising as pleasure promotes a higher state of being than punishment. If everything I believe in turns out to be a shared objective factual experience, that means that there is a natural drive towards a higher state of being, otherwise referred to as the good in every human being, against all odds.

fear of judgement in expressing emotions

Fear of judgement in expressing emotions is a very common stance which holds us back from having an honest conversation with others and sometimes even ourselves.