How to manage your emotions and feelings more effectively

Many people use the words emotions and feelings interchangeably. In terms of brain function, however, they represent differing concepts. Studies have shown that emotions and feelings utilize different pathways in the human brain. According to Candace Pert PhD, emotions connect the subconscious with the conscious mind and can provide vital information to you—if you know how to read the information.

This seminar is often requested as Part 1 in combination with Emotional Intelligence.


This seminar is designed to explore the difference between emotions and feelings. The Emotions Staircase model is included, a tool to assist you in dealing with emotions in a new way. Rather than being the victim of your own emotions and feelings, you can deal with them effectively and appropriately.

Developing skills to recognize emotions quickly, identify the information each was designed to provide, and making choices about whether or not to take action based on your emotions, can put you light years ahead of most people on this planet. Couple this with understanding your brain's role in creating feelings and making choices about whether or not to hang onto those feelings can be very empowering. People of almost any age can learn these strateiges—it is rarely too late to learn this information—they can even be taught to young children.


Can be presented in one 50-minute segment


People who want to manage their emotions and feelings more effectively and appropriately.


At the conclusion of the seminar, participants should be able to:

  • Define emotions versus feelings
  • State the difference between emotions and feelings
  • List four core emotions and describe the specific situations for which each was designed to provide information
  • Describe the Emotions Staircase and how to use it

Presented by Arlene R. Taylor PhD
Brain Function Specialist, Realizations Inc