Originally published August 5, 2016 on the Huffington Post.

It can be easy to mask what you’re really feeling.

Outfit by  lucy Activewear . Photo by  Nick Suarez . HMU by  Georgia Mitropoulos .

Outfit by lucy Activewear. Photo by Nick Suarez. HMU by Georgia Mitropoulos.

When you’re experiencing negative emotions, who really wants to sit there and feel bad?

But if you turn to the nearest pint of Ben & Jerry’s, or shot of Grey Goose, or reality television program, or gossip topic, or any other vice every time negative feelings arise, you’re missing out on valuable information . . .

Read the rest on the Huffington Post!