According to The American psychoanalyst Gerald Schoenwolf emotional contagion is “a process in which a person or group influences the emotions or behaviour of another person or group through the conscious or unconscious induction of emotion states and behaviour attitudes.”
Have you ever noticed that moods or emotions are contagious?
Emotional contagion has been linked to empathy as it is the tendency to feel and express emotions similar to and influenced by those of others.
Many of my clients identify as empathic. Many of them notice that after they have spent time with me working on their mindset, shifting their consciousness, perception or perspective, it can be hard to stay in an emotionally high vibe place.
After raising their vibration, they go and spend time with their Debbie Downer friends, colleagues or family and end up feeling despondent or negative again.
This is perfectly normal, in fact one could say that it is a scientific phenomenon.
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“You can’t be more than the personal self image you hold of yourself at any time”
T Harv Eker
Self love is often presented as bubble baths and rose petals, pedicures and massages at day spas while wearing fluffy robes.
These are of course lovely things that someone who loves themselves might absolutely do, but doing these things won’t in and of itself lead to self love.
In fact self-love is achieved through developing self confidence and raising self esteem.
In our initial chats many of the people I speak to tell me that if they just felt more confident, or if they could just get more confidence – that they would make more money, be more successful in their businesses, feel more satisfied in their relationships and like themselves more.
But here’s the thing, liking yourself does not come as a result of ‘being confident.’
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