Dealing with negative emotions

Acharya Prashant
5 min readAug 10, 2021

Following is an excerpt from a samvaad (dialogue) session with Acharya Prashant.

Questioner (Q): How can negative emotions be expressed healthily? Can expressing negative emotions like crying be maladaptive? Does gender have a relation to mental health?

Acharya Prashant (AP): It doesn’t matter whether you call the emotion negative or positive. The first thing to understand is that…