How Would It Feel To Now Know How To Feel?

Do you struggle to empathize with emotions or name emotions of your own? Perhaps you have alexithymia. This condition is the inability to describe and identify emotions. It is commonly correlated with other health conditions including irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia, migraine, headache, and depression.

Key Facts In This Video

  1. Alexithymia is an inability or difficulty in recognizing, describing, and understanding emotions. 00:42

  2. Often people with alexithymia are very successful because they are very focused on tasks at hand. 01:05

  3. If you can describe your emotions adequately enough for those around you to feel empathy, you likely have a good vocabulary for your emotional world. 04:09

Written by Curiosity Staff September 11, 2015

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