This paper is a supplement for "Choices: a Paradigm for Life" lessons six through ten. However, anyone interested in behavior and emotions should find it interesting.
“Choices” maintains that feelings are indicators of met and unmet needs. We have physical sensations, mental emotions, and spiritual affections. When the system is running as it should, uncomfortable feelings tell that we have needs to address, and comfortable feelings tell us that we are satisfying our needs. Feelings that relate to different needs are very similar, and we must give our feelings close attention to know which need we must meet when we experience a specific feeling.