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How to Express Feelings in Words

Express yourself with writing.

You are sitting in front of the laptop or in front of a piece of paper. You know what you want to say, there's that feeling, but you cannot find the right words to express what is in there.

You know why your offer is great and it should be bought. But you cannot somehow translate these emotions into language. You choose properties, characteristics and arguments, but all these terms seem too rational and do not convey what you really feel. Right?

We can express our feelings artistically, verbally and through gestures and actions. However, our words often seem to be a very awkward tool to express one's own feelings. They look set, cheesy or even inflationary.

Yet it is worthwhile to feel more exactly and to express your emotions in words. Because your texts are the communication basis between you as a service provider and your (potential) customers!

Why You Should Write Soulful Texts for Your Business:

  • You show your readers feelings and thus a part of your personality.
  • You have more pleasure in writing.
  • You go out more confident and satisfied with your texts.
  • You give other people a certain feeling while reading.
  • You include your readers emotionally.
  • You animate your readers to action.
  • You create a beautiful reading experience.
  • You stay with the right people longer in memory.

You see, your reader is also concerned with emotions! You connect feelings that you reproduce in your texts. As you bring in more sensations and thus personality into your texts, they are understood and perceived by the people who suit you. They have the same values, ideas and interests as you. These are your dream customers!

In this short article, I share with you some valuable tricks on how to communicate your feelings with your unique words.

Why is it so difficult for us to express feelings?

You're not alone when you cannot express what's inside you—that's why you're almost crazy. It is often difficult for my readers, customers and myself to express feelings in words. We are all so.

Our feelings and our language are in different regions of our brain and the individual parts of the brain have no influence on the other.

Our emotions, decisions and human behavior are guided by the limbic system.

For language, analytical and rational thinking is the responsibility of the neocortex.

Incidentally, this property also has a major impact on our buying behavior. Here is what you can do with your texts and this is how you really convince your customers—texts with heart and brain

Moreover, there is always a difference between what we physically feel and what we express in language. Through this cognitive complexity, we always have the impression that our words are not sufficient or ambiguous.

We use terms, symbols and descriptions to express feelings. This means we create a concept for a feeling.

How you design this concept depends on how you perceive and interpret people, situations and things. So you bring your personality into your lyrics and connect with the people who understand this feeling like you.

The great thing is, the more you practice expressing your feelings in language, the easier it will be for you and the better you will succeed. Because this is how you also train the language centers of your brain and thus your neurological abilities

7 tips which can help you to express your feelings:

1. Know your emotional lexicon.

The basis of our language lies in our childhood. Our parents gave our emotions certain notions when we ourselves had no words for them. Without knowing the meaning, we took it over. Word by word, we have built up such a feeling.

2. Expand your vocabulary.

Often we use common terms for our sensation, such as joy, fear, contentment and anger. Our feelings and our words are much more intense, colorful, creative and varied!

Feel inside yourself. You will quickly realize that there is so much more emotion behind every word.

3. Describe your feelings.

Terms like love or fear are very complex. Depending on our circumstances, we associate different thoughts and feelings with them.

For some people, love can be the intimate connection between a couple, having a family life together, a relationship with oneself, or sad heartbreak. Do you see the difference?

So describe "big feelings" as detailed as possible.

4. Write more often by hand.

Writing down feelings is often easier than talking about them. You can always revise your text and make it more precise—more emotional.

If you write by hand, you have a slower speed and thus more time to feel in yourself. You are closer to you.

5. Find your soulful writing flow.

When, where, how and perhaps with whom can you best write about your feelings? Try different times, places and conditions and find your writing flow.

For extroverted writer types, for example, free writing is particularly well suited. In doing so, you simply let go of your thoughts, write without a plan, without interruptions and without paying attention to typos and spelling. The text is edited, corrected and structured afterwards.

Introvert writing types first sketch their thoughts as a draft and then arrange them before they start writing. You can do that with your hand as well as also use colors or symbols.

6. Let's formulate your subconscious.

You sit at the desk, have been staring at the flashing cursor for hours and just can not put your feelings into words? Get up and do something else.

Your subconscious mind will continue to devote to this topic and I promise you, all of a sudden, you will have a formulation that truly feels for your emotion.

So always have something to write or dictate your ideas into the phone, so they do not buzz again.

For example, I have my best ideas in the classic shower, driving, riding my horse, or taking a walk with my dog. Oh, and while vacuuming. And you?

7. Become aware of your feelings.

How does the feeling feel? To write about your feelings, you should first understand them.

Take your time in certain moments and ask yourself

  • How am I?
  • How do I feel right now?
  • What do I mean by that?
  • What does that mean?
  • Where and how do I feel that in my body?

Never settle for good or bad. Question your answers and go into depth. At the same time, this exercise will give you a lot more mindfulness. Because this is how you go in the moment, feel and enjoy it. Wonderful, right? Just give it a try. You will be surprised, I promise!

About Author:

My name is Thomas and I have been working at dissertation writing service for seven years as a PhD writer. My specializations are psychologic and art. Writing is my passion and I enjoy writing useful and interesting stories. I started to write when I was 16. Firstly, these were poetry and stories for soul, but now it's become my work and I can tell you that your work day can be perfect if you like what you do.

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