openness to feelings


A recent study suggests there are 4 characteristics that mentally well people share: openness to feelings, openness to emotions, truthfulness, and they’re not neurotic. But what does that really mean?

In this edition of Two Guys on Your HeadDr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke continue our series unpacking each characteristic with a discussion of “truthfulness.”

Openness To Feelings

It turns out that being open to feelings–happy, sad, angry, uncomfortable…– is an important element of mental wellness. But there is a lot to unpack.

In the second installment of KUT’s Two Guys on Your Head series on the characteristics of mental wellness, Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about a facet of the personality trait of “openness to experience” that has to do with “openness to feelings.”