Why we mimic people’s emotions and how to regulate it.
You’ve probably heard the saying, “a smile can be infectious,” and found yourself grinning in response to someone else’s cheerful expression. Or perhaps you’re familiar with the adage, “misery loves company,” and have observed how a single person’s gloomy mood can influence an entire group. Or maybe you’ve experienced the phenomenon of feeling pain when someone you deeply care about is suffering.
Here’s a great article that delves deeper into that subject: