Sadness is most accurately viewed as an 'emotional pain' that is often associated with feelings of sorrow, helplessness, loss and despair and it is common for people suffering sadness to become lethargic, cry and even isolate themselves from the company of others. Paul Ekman, a pre-eminent psychologist, included sadness as one of the 'six basic emotions' namely: Happiness, sadness, anger, surprise, fear and disgust.
Sadness is not depression and we all feel sad from time to time, it actually helps us to appreciate times of happiness. It is usual to be sad at times of the passing of a loved one, the loss of valuable or sentimental possessions, when we say goodbye to a family member of friend and the level of sadness always increases with the closeness of the person or the value that is placed on the possession.
When sadness keeps on occurring or lasts for lengthy periods, it can be a symptom of a more serious underlying issue such as depression.
With the use of Nuero Linguistic Programming and Time Line Therapy TM sadness from a past event or situation can successfully be removed without the need of any form of medication. This enables the individual the freedom to focus their thoughts and actions in a positive way to achieve higher and more beneficial goals.
Some days are just bad days, that's all. You have to experience
sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every
day is going to be a good day, that's just the way it is!
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