I read one of the most eloquent explanations of why people behave the way they do in a book called The Celestine Prophesy by James Redfield.
Even though we can’t quantify it, this emotional energy is a very real and important part of our lives.
As children, we get our emotional energy from our parents; just like we get food, water, and shelter.
Just as food provides nourishment for our bodies, emotional energy nourishes our souls; giving us confidence and security.
Today, the idea that energy connects us all is becoming mainstream, especially with the advancement of quantum physics and the cultural phenomenon People need emotional energy like they need air.
Scientists have found that infants respond dramatically to human touch, and will almost “starve” without it.