The Importance of Allowing Oneself to Feel Sad

The partially animated video from The School of Life entitled “How to Be Sad” stresses the importance of understanding and expressing one’s feelings, particularly when they lean more to the negative rather than to the positive.

There is such pressure on us to be cheerful. And yet in order properly to be content, we need to learn, sometimes, the art of being constructively in touch with our sadder, more melancholy feelings.