Emotional maturity, Part 1: Subconscious feelings

You can't read your own mind. Most of what goes on in your head is subconscious. That means that you aren't aware of it. In other words, you can't read your own mind. For me, this is clearest when I'm doing mathematical research. Math at this level is the intellectual equivalent of power-lifting. When an …

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What is emotional maturity?

In the next several posts, I would like to talk about emotional maturity and emotional intelligence. How can we better understand our feelings and relate to other people in our lives? My current understanding of this is centered around three core ideas: Feelings exist (but most of them are invisible).Feelings are not facts (but they …

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