In Napoleon Hill’s classic 1937 self-help book Think & Grow Rich, there is a section within the “Subconscious Mind” chapter that explores the so-called seven major positive emotions (desire, faith, love, sex, enthusiasm, romance, hope) and the seven major negative emotions (fear, jealousy, hatred, revenge, greed, superstition, anger).
The seven major positive emotions are routinely used in creative efforts and are synonymous with happiness and the kind of success that the reader should strive to emulate or attain (within reason, of course). On the other hand, the seven major negative emotions are regularly expressed by people who are a drain on the soul and probably on a downward spiral personally, professionally, and financially.
I. The Emotion Of Fear