Word map of feeling words mixed together with evaluative experience words & value words sometimes mixed up in sentences as words that one feels
At Speaking Peace workshops we introduce words that are sometimes mistaken as feelings. These words are actually evaluative experiences that are added in our statements after the words, “I feel…..,” or “I felt….” Our workshop exercise is to identify the true emotion and consider the unmet need creating these feelings.
An example is the word betrayed. I feel betrayed is an incorrect use as betrayed is not a feeling. It describes an experience. The feelings one might feel may be hurt, downhearted, wretched, devastated, discourages, lonely and more (see photo above for more).
Once true feelings are named our speaking peace process is to look at the unmet value needs that make be causing these feelings. These could be the need for: respect, honesty, consideration, to matter, trust, support and more (see photo for more).
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