Background mood differs from focal emotions in that it is an inchoate “bodily felt sense” rather than full fledged emotional syndromes such as anger, sadness, etc. Microanalysis of a Focusing therapy session is made to illustrate how the cultivation and maintenance of background mood with its characteristic double vision is essential to emotional creativity.
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Sitvast, Jan E. & William Springer
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2008. The Plot Thickens—or Not: Protonarratives of Emotions and the Chinese Principle of Savoring. Journal of Humanistic Psychology 48:2 ► pp. 243 ff.
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