Treat darker emotions like flossing (Nick Hong)
You know the feeling — anxiety and slight dread sitting in the dentist’s chair as they check your gums. They poke away at your gums with a sharp measuring tool and apply gentle prickly torture to make sure you’re not suffering from gingivitis or some other horrible de-toothing disease. If you find this measuring as painful as I do, you probably heard from your dentist something along the lines of, “If you flossed, this wouldn’t be so bad.”
Read more on Nick's blog on Medium: https://medium.com/learning-emotions/treat-darker-emotions-like-flossing-5c0c5a35c857.