Emotions are difficult - Sadness

Updated: Nov 9, 2020


A graphic of an iceberg that is mostly below the water. The part of the ice above the water has the word sadness written on it. Below the water is multiple words that people can also think is sadness: bored, ashamed, embarrassed, guilty, let down, distressed, isolated, lonely, disappointed, despair, tired, remorseful, hurt upset, grief, depressed.

Emotions can be difficult.


We tend to use the word sad for a number of different feelings. Do you know how to describe what you are feeling?


Take a few moments to look at the different feelings can you could describe or mistake for sadness:

Bored, ashamed, embarrassed, guilty, let down, distressed, isolated, lonely, disappointed, despair, tired, remorseful, hurt upset, grief or depressed.