logo

THIS IS THE NEW SERVER - WE ARE STILL TWEAKING IT
Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
Sarah N., Grete, stephy2014, tantghar, Fran0219
57685 Registered Users
Forum Stats
57,683 Registered Members
417 Forums
115,044 Topics
818,053 Posts

Most users ever online: 615 @ 04/22/15 10:11 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
"Rosie" 702
Nancy Roussy 427
Sheryl T 324
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 140
Mona - Astronomy 130
Jana - Creativity Editor 117
Deanna - New Age 65
Susan - Meditation Editor 63
Lestie4containergardens 39
Encore DT 38
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#777052 - 08/09/12 10:51 AM Can emotions get in the way sometimes?
SC - MentalHealthEditor Offline
Newbie

Registered: 07/01/12
Posts: 8
Loc: England, UK
I've been kind of glued to the Olympic coverage quite a bit. I was interested to see Carl Lewis, a former Olympian interviewed where he said that for him anyway, it was his ability to keep his emotions out from affecting his game plan that led him to winning his medals.

Do you think emotions are more of a hindrance than a help much of the time?

Please see my latest article about this: Mr Spock, Unemotional Analysis
_________________________
Sabera Chowdhury, Mental Health Editor
Mental Health Website
Mental Health Forum

Top
#777065 - 08/09/12 12:14 PM Re: Can emotions get in the way sometimes? [Re: SC - MentalHealthEditor]
Dianne W - Editor Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Wolf

Registered: 11/10/08
Posts: 5183
Loc: Virginia
Hi Sabera,

Thanks for the article! I had pretty much stopped watching the Olympics because it seemed no matter what time I turned it on at various times during the day - the ONLY thing I ever saw were the women's volleyball (most of the time), swimming (some of the time and women's gymnastics once. LOL...

I think emotions are important, even I think some people do their best work during emotional moments - and others who do not. Though there are many times that I wish that people had that Spock like ability to work and get things done without emotions.
_________________________
Dianne Walker

Action Movie Editor, Launch Manager
Action Movies Site

How do I relax? I run!
Grandma to Half Marathon

Top
#777073 - 08/09/12 02:06 PM Re: Can emotions get in the way sometimes? [Re: Dianne W - Editor]
SC - MentalHealthEditor Offline
Newbie

Registered: 07/01/12
Posts: 8
Loc: England, UK
Hi Dianne

Sure I agree that emotions are important. Perhaps they can get a bad rap because they can be seen to be taking us out of control. Going back to the Olympics (I know...) : ) it's really cool this time around for women and men to burst into tears on the podium, or have noticeable tears in the eyes, which certainly reflects a change in how emotions are seen. Perhaps Spock is becoming dated !
_________________________
Sabera Chowdhury, Mental Health Editor
Mental Health Website
Mental Health Forum

Top

Moderator:  Dr J Webb - Mental Health 

Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Napping Helps Your Body with ADD
by Connie - ADD/Sandwiches
Attention Deficit Disorder
Summer Safety and ADD
by Connie - ADD/Sandwiches
Attention Deficit Disorder
The Iron Writer
by Vance - Crime Editor
Fiction Writing
Daily World Peace Group Meditation
by Susan - Meditation Editor
Meditation
12:57 AM
What is your stress level today?
by Susan - Meditation Editor
Stress Management
12:55 AM
Where are you and how is the weather?
by Susan - Meditation Editor
Inspiration
12:53 AM
Grow your own Lemons
by Lestie4containergardens
Container Gardening
12:41 AM
Not the end of the world - but it could be
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
11:44 PM
What will you do today?
by Nancy Roussy
Inspiration
10:19 PM
What's your Typical Daily Menu?
by Nancy Roussy
Low Carb
10:17 PM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
1 registered (Izeigo), 61 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2015 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.