5 PRIMARY EMOTIONS: Description & Physical Sensations

5 primary emotions, along with a general description and how they might feel in the body:

EmotionDescriptionHow It Feels in the Body
LoveA feeling of affection and attachment towards someoneWarmth in the chest, butterflies in the stomach, sense of closeness
HappinessA feeling of joy and contentmentSmiling, laughter, lightness in the body
SadnessA feeling of sorrow or lossHeavy heart, tears, hunched posture
AngerA feeling of frustration or annoyanceFlushed face, raised voice, tense muscles
FearA feeling of apprehension or dangerIncreased heart rate, sweating, tense muscles

Note: The physical sensations listed are general and may vary from person to person. They are not intended to be a definitive list, but rather a starting point for understanding how emotions can be felt in the body.