As we all know, emotions are complex experiences. An emotion involves thoughts, sensations, physical afflicts, colorations of the mind, and, how well we recognize them as they arise in the present (and diffuse them) depends on our level of awareness.
We humans like to think of ourselves as self-governing, free-willed beings, set apart from other animals by our capacity to choose and to reason. Yet watch people (or even yourself) closely and you will find that we are more instinctual and a lot more like other animals than we care to think.
Let me begin this post by saying this: A resounding Yes! You can grow a small account into a bigger one. But there are some things you don’t want to be naïve about.