Do we allow our emotions to run our lives? Or do we control them with an iron hand? Neither of these two extremes is a healthy, integrated approach; so we steer our way between this scylla and charybdis. What can we learn from our emotions? How do our beliefs and past wounds affect our emotional life? What does the Catholic Church say about their moral status? What role do emotions play in a healthy spiritual life? And finally, the happiness circle.