To be emotionally healthy you must be aware of your thoughts and attitudes. We often think we are emotionally well when we are happy. Let’s look at happiness vs joy. Per www.diffen.com both are emotions: happiness is outward expression of elation where joy is inward peace and contentment. Happiness is temporary based on outward circumstances whereas joy is lasting based on inward circumstances. Response vs. reaction from Psychology Today: “ ..reaction is instant. It’s driven by the beliefs, biases and prejudices of the unconscious mind. When you say or do something “without......