Tagged: emotions

Emotional vaccine: 3 ways we can move from ‘languishing’ to ‘flourishing’ in these testing times - COVID-19

Guest Author Sep 28, 2021

Dougal Sutherland, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington   If you’re feeling uninspired, stagnant and joyless, you’re not alone. A sense of languishing is one of the dominant emotions of 2021 as we navigate life in an ongoing pandemic and process other terrible world events alongside. But although many people are struggling and these struggles are … Read More

I spy with my little eye a few grammar misconceptions - Lippy Linguist

Andreea Calude Feb 26, 2018

I don’t know how other people are, but certain things immediately evoke strong emotions for me; freshly brewed coffee makes me feel warm and cosy, hearing “kia ora” makes me feel at home, and reading pieces such as Paul Little’s latest article reminds me why I write this blog post: because people sometimes need to know the truth and … Read More

Why Advertising Irritates Me - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Sep 20, 2011

  While the advertising industry comes up with some very clever and amusing ads, for example the clip above, I often find myself irritated by advertisements on television. And it is not just because they interrupt my TV viewing. What I find most irritating is the often emotive manipulation used to sell products – playing on the viewers fears, guilt, envy … Read More