Episode 6 — The Company We Keep

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w/ Inder & Ish

SO! Ish wrote an article on 'All Things Ish called Friendship: Isn't it time we asses the company we keep?' and we decided it was worthy of a conversation. Are we the company we keep? How much effect do those around us really have on our day to day state of mind?

In this episode, Inder & Ish chat about the underlying psychological effects our surroundings have on us. Having a bad day.. Or are you taking on someone else's bad day? Listen in to find out more. 

SHOWNOTES —

EMOTIONAL CONTAGION (EC) :

The phrase emotional contagion embodies the idea that humans synchronise their own emotions with the emotions expressed by those around them, whether consciously or unconsciously.  

ARTICLES CITED IN THIS EPISODE CAN BE FOUND BELOW :

Psychology Today — Emotions Are Contagious - Choose Your Company Wisely : https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/high-octane-women/201210/emotions-are-contagious-choose-your-company-wisely 

Psychology Today — The Emotional Contagion Scale : https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/high-octane-women/201210/the-emotional-contagion-scale

INTERESTING READ :

Psychology Today — Your actions affect what others do. Even when those others are infants : https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/ulterior-motives/200910/your-actions-affect-what-others-do-even-when-those-others-are-infants

Inder Dhillon