Think of emotions as an energy source. Without an energy source, a clock would be motionless. Humans would be “motionless” without emotions to give them information and energy. You can experience every emotion without emoting (e.g., expressing it) or acting upon it immediately.
—Arlene R. Taylor

Emotions can be your Achilles’ heel or your Aladdin’s lamp.
—Arlene R. Taylor

Core emotion are all positive. They include joy and the three protective emotions: anger, fear, and sadness. The behaviors exhibited around the protection emotions may be negative, however.
—Arlene R. Taylor

Emotions give you information, connecting the subconscious with the conscious. Learn to recognize what they are trying to convey and use the information to make positive choices.;
—Arlene R. Taylor

Pay attention when a core emotion arises in your brain and body. You need not emot or take immediate action (unless you are in danger), but file away what you learned for the next time you either find yourself in a similar situation or want to prevent it.
—Arlene R. Taylor

Pay attention when a core emotion (joy, anger, fear, sadness) arises in your brain and body. You need not emot or take immediate action (unless you are in danger), but do remember what you learned for the next time you either find yourself in a similar situation or want to prevent one.
—Arlene R. Taylor

All emotions are positive, and some are also protective. Each core emotion is designed to help you become aware of specific sensory stimuli and to manage specific situations appropriately.
—Arlene R. Taylor