Why You Are Not Your Emotions

Antonieta Contreras
9 min readJun 12, 2020

Emotions are like costumes. What if you could wear them only when you need them?

Antonieta Contreras, LCSW-R, CCTP-II, BCN

Emotions article Antonieta Contreras
Photo by Monika Kozub on Unsplash

Many of us may not be aware of what emotions are. Depending on where you were born, you may not have the vocabulary to describe them because you never talked about them, so you didn’t need the names for them. If…

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Antonieta Contreras

Antonieta is a psychotherapist certified in Trauma Studies, Human sexuality, Neurofeedback, Contemplative psych… She is passionate about facilitating healing.