As a dimension of the self, emotions contribute to the display of our fullest expression. They are so important that they might be the largest single predictor of success in life. Positive thoughts allow the brain to release endorphins that promote positive emotions while negative thoughts stimulate the brain to release a torrent of destructive chemicals and therefore, negative emotions. Emotions also allow us to connect humanity with compassion. As with every other point along the pyramid, emotions can be developed to ensure appropriate, skillful, and timely expressions.

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