|Imagine this is happening to you:||Give the feeling a name...
Be expressive. Check the thesaurus.
|How intense is the feeling?|
|You just won a million $$ in the lottery.
(They're not all this easy).
|You have your driving test this afternoon.|
|Your closest friend forgot your birthday.|
|Your brother (sister / son / daughter) has music blaring, and you've asked him / her three times to turn it down.|
|You didn't get the job (or the promotion) you were hoping for.|
|It's very late and your partner (son /daughter) was expected home hours ago.|
|Your partner opens your mail by mistake.|
|Your co-worker changed a meeting time without consulting you.|
|You just had a great evening out with a new friend.|
|Your new friend doesn't call as promised.|
|Core Feelings||Intensity of The Feeling|
|Add to your "feeling word list" by thinking of interesting words for each of the 4 core emotions: sadness, anger, joy and fear, in low, medium and high intensities.||Sadness|
|Round out your list by thinking of words for other emotions such as: surprise, excitement, love, disgust, guilt.||Surprise|