Unexpressed feelings can inhibit good thinking
Thinking stops when we are upset. But if we express feelings just enough, thinking re-starts. Unfortunately, we have this backwards in our society. We think that when feelings start, thinking stops. When we assume this, we interfere with exactly the process that helps a person to think clearly again.
if instead, when people show signs of feelings, we relax and welcome them, good thinking will resume.
Feelings: allowing sufficient emotional release to restore thinking« Back