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    Cheat Sheet for Writing Emotion

    Anger:

  • Grinding teeth
  • Narrowing eyes
  • Yelling
  • A burning feeling in the chest
  • Heavy breathing
  • Unjustified or justified accusations towards other characters
  • Jerky movements
  • Glaring
  • Violence
  • Stomping
  • Face reddening
  • Snapping at people
  • Sadness:

  • Lack of motivation
  • Messy appearance
  • Quiet
  • Slow movements
  • Crying
  • Inability to sleep
  • Frowning
  • Red eyes
  • Isolating oneself
  • Fatigue
  • Not concentrating
  • Love:

  • Thinking about someone
  • Good communication
  • Not forcing a friend/lover into something
  • Smiling randomly
  • Making eye contact with loved one
  • Nervous behaviors (fiddling hands, biting lip)
  • Cuddling
  • Flirting
  • Inside jokes
  • Holding hands
  • Kissing
  • Offering gifts
  • Fluttering stomach
  • Racing heart
  • Losing track of time while with loved one
  • Daydreaming
  • Denial:

  • Disagreement with someone
  • Shaking head frantically
  • Backing away
  • Putting hand on one’s chest
  • Rapid speaking
  • Rationalization or justifying something
  • Dismissing someone or something
  • Embarrassment:

  • Blushing
  • Avoiding eye contact
  • Grimacing
  • Looking down
  • Changing the conversation
  • Rubbing back of neck
  • Shoulders slumping
  • A weak voice
  • Tightening chest
  • Panicked thoughts
  • Running away
  • Getting quiet
  • Concentrating on something else
  • Happiness

  • Smiling
  • Laughing
  • Squealing
  • Bouncing on toes
  • Warmth in chest
  • Fast pulse
  • A sense of contentment
  • Relaxed posture
  • Quick movements
  • Breathlessness
  • Desire to help
  • Fear:

  • Face going pale
  • Panicked thoughts
  • Jerky movements
  • Mind racing for a solution
  • Running
  • Freezing
  • Fighting
  • Fawning (doing what people tell you to do)
  • Side note: flight, fight, freeze, and fawn are all reactions to adrenaline. Aka the fight or flight response

  • Thinking of survival
  • Rapid breathing
  • A panicked feeling
  • Guilt:

  • Feeling horrible about oneself
  • Lying
  • Grimacing
  • Trying to redeem themselves
  • Asking for forgiveness
  • Anxious thoughts