Granularity in Emotions

‘people who score highly on emotion granularity are better able to recover more quickly from stress and are less likely to drink alcohol as a way of recovering from bad news.’

“The more granular our experience of emotion is, the more capable we are to make sense of our inner lives,”

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20170126-the-untranslatable-emotions-you-never-knew-you-had

German Kindergartens Ban Toys to Prevent Drug Abuse – The Atlantic

emove the things children sometimes use to distract themselves from their negative feelings: toys.

Source: German Kindergartens Ban Toys to Prevent Drug Abuse – The Atlantic

‘Remove the things children sometimes use to distract themselves from their negative feelings: toys.’

‘They let the children learn how to deal with their own boredom and frustration.’

This sounds nuts.