242 Can Powerful Emotions Kill You?


Though feelings are a powerful force and an inescapable part of life, they can have a pretty significant effect on your health ? especially if they’re negative emotions. Below are five common emotions that can have a negative impact on your well-being unless they’re coped with properly.

1. Anger – can lead to heart attack and cardiovascular problems
2. Loneliness – is a risk factor for early death
3. Stress and anxiety – has been linked to several health problems
4. Shock or trauma – causes short term and long term effects to the mind & body
5. Sadness – a study found that it is possible to die of a broken heart

I – Word Understanding
well-being – the state of being happy, healthy and successful
cope – to overcome problems and difficulties
cardiovascular – relating to the heart and blood vessels

II – Have Your Say
1. Anger is a normal, healthy emotion that we all express, but can sometimes lead to violent behavior.
2. Ways to overcome negative emotions:
Relaxation / Meditation
3. What is Emotional (Intelligence) Quotient (EQ)?
For most people EQ is more important than one’s intelligence (IQ) in attain success in their lives and careers.

242 Can Powerful Emotions Kill You?