Have you ever thought about feeling an emotion at a specific time? ┬áDo you wake in the morning and think “I am going to feel empathy today”? As a rule, emotions are not digital. We don’t turn them on and off like a light switch. Some emotions come on quickly while others lead our actions like a well-traveled school bus driver. Emotions can settle in for a fortnight like an unwanted relative or flash and burn quickly like a piece of ignited magnesium. Fortunately, emotions can be cultivated. Gratitude, happiness and empathy may not be something we feel every minute […]