man laying down on his floor with a pillow while anthropomorphizing his emotions

Anthropomorphize Your Emotions: How to Improve Your Mood Through Imagination

Anthropomorphism is the attribution of human features to non-human things. It is a way for the mind to change its perception. Thinking of negative emotions as people can help one feel less angry or sad, by assigning them human characteristics. This act of imagination promotes compassion, forgiveness, and understanding of the emotions themselves, changing perceptions…